Category Archives: Church of God

Oh, That We Might See Some Good

Sometimes, a theme for a particular Sabbath comes through the unobtrusive combination of many elements, that although uncoordinated by the people involved shows a certain coherence that draws attention. Indeed, this combination of independent but simultaneously interrelated decisions to focus … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reveling Through Revelation: Part II

Reveling Through Revelation:  Part II, Chapters 12-22 and Appendix, by J. Vernon McGee Being the sort of person who will happily read those books I encounter around me, especially when they are short–this book is only about 180 pages or … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Why Does The Bible Talk So Much About Genealogy

Among the more common complaints from those who attempt to read the Bible all the way through is that there are so many boring passages of genealogy that most people find to be tedious and without enjoyment.  Now, it should … Continue reading

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The Lout’s Tale

One of the earliest pieces of classic literature from Middle English is the sprawling and epic Canterbury Tales, written by Geoffrey Chaucer.  Drawing upon a genre of literature that was common at the time where people of varied and disparate … Continue reading

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An Introduction To A Forgotten Song

For whatever reason, of late I have started being asked to introduce special music [1], and such was the case today.  Last Sabbath, when we were practicing the song in question, I gave a personal discussion about it [2] and … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Not Progressing

This morning, as I rushed about preparing as I sometimes do, I was paused by a conversation with a friend of mine that brought to mind a common dilemma faced by people and societies and institutions.  Depending on which aspect … Continue reading

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Book Review: 20 Things We’d Tell Our Twenty-Something Selves

20 Things We’d Tell Our Twenty-Something Selves, by Kelly & Peter Worrall [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I did not find this book to be perfect, … Continue reading

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Are You, Are You, Coming To The Tree?

Yesterday before church services, some of the little ragamuffin population of our congregation decided it would be a pleasant thing to consider me a tree and to act accordingly.  Although from time to time I have joked about my partial … Continue reading

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Book Review: God’s Pursuit Of Man

God’s Pursuit Of Man, by A.W. Tozer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Oddly enough, I got this book without asking for it from a publisher, as happens … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of Albright vs. Potter

Earlier this morning I received the following message from one of my blog’s loyal readers:  “Perhaps it’s time to explain again why you read the good, bad and the ugly. For some that would not be a good idea, the … Continue reading

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