Posts from February 2016

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Why Are You Munching on Gravel?

by Brent Karding

If you are a Christian, what are you looking forward to? Things to accomplish in your life, marriage, children, travel? Those are fine and good; but are you looking forward to your eternity with God? If not, it may be that you have a misunderstanding about Heaven. What do you imagine you’ll be doing for […]

Singing with Understanding: A Thousand Sacred Sweets

by Brent Karding

Series introduction: The title of this series comes from I Corinthians 14:15, where Paul said, ” I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.” I want to help you sing hymns with understanding; that is, to understand what you are singing with your mind, so that you can rejoice […]

The Lisping Tongue of a Child

by Brent Karding

I’ve been slowly making my way through Overcoming Sin and Temptation, by John Owen, which is a collection of 3 books by the great Puritan author. I was struck by his take on Moses’ sight of God’s glory in Exodus 33-34, in a chapter that urges believers to endeavour to be in awe of God. […]

How Traffic Engineers Are Like God

by Brent Karding

A few years ago I read a book called Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us). One chapter discusses why humans get into traffic jams while ants do not; in that chapter is a fascinating section on a computer system in Los Angeles, located beneath City Hall, that […]

God’s Perfect Will for Your Life?

by Brent Karding

I want to clear up a wrong conception of the will of God. Have you ever heard this? “God has one perfect will for your life, and if you mess up, then your life is messed up forever.” God has a Plan A for your life, and when you seriously deviate from it, you can […]