A sermon Denis preached about how the world is broken, and we are fallen, but God is doing a new, life-giving thing and has given us credible reasons for hope.
Clarity & simplicity as well as ambiguity & mystery is essential to the nature of wisdom. Most of us are comfortable with one or the other, but we need to live contentedly in both.
I used to refer to the Story of Scripture as Creation, Fall, Redemption & Restoration. Artist Makoto Fujimura has convinced me it should be Creation, Fall, Redemption & New Creation.
The wisdom of the Church summarized in the Westminster Larger Catechism on the 9th commandment speaks to how we should speak today.
Contrary to popular opinion, systemic evil is an essential part of the biblical understanding of evil in a fallen world. Here is an introduction to the topic.
If we imagine that speaking the truth fulfills our responsibility in a world of lies, we are mistaken. Being winsome means truth is always linked with lovingkindness.
Reading through the Bible in a year can be a challenge.