The goodness of God’s goodness

Psalm 119:68 affirms unequivocally that God is good. The necessarily conclusion is equally profound: God does good. Nothing that God has ever done is bad, and nothing that is bad has ever been done by God. You are good and do good Psalm 119:68a (ESV) Since this truth about God is often the first thing […]

New Testament Proverbs

Although the New Testament does not have the book-equivalent of the Old Testament book of Proverbs, there are many passages that could well have been a New Testament chapter in the book of Proverbs. Romans 12 is one of those chapters. Consider Romans 12:9-21 and start thinking about what the applications to your faith, marriage, […]

Enjoying the unpredictable

Eccelsiastes 3:1-22 contains an eight-verse poem and theological commentary on the unpredictable reality of earthly existance. There is a time for everything, and therefore nothing stays the same for a very long time. There are some profound theological, and thereby also practical, lessons for today from this passage. First some theological lessons. God is the […]

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