Posts from August 2016

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The Sorrow, Offense, and Shame of Sin

by Brent Karding

As I was out for a walk the other day, I saw a mashed, long-dead bird on the road. At first I couldn’t tell what kind of a bird it was, but as I got closer I saw that it was a blue jay. I felt a twinge of sadness. And that got me thinking […]

Singing with Understanding: A Greater Gain

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 in […]

Thy Merits Soar above My Sins

by Brent Karding

Over our vacation the last couple of weeks, I was able to take some time and read a prayer every day from a book called The Valley of Vision, published by Banner of Truth. I had been away from this book for some time, having started it many months before. It is a collection of […]