The Underwood in its natural habitat. And yes, that is a Rolodex on the right.
So for the last few weeks I’ve been doing the Daily Office out of the Book of Common Prayer for my morning and evening devotions, and I have to say that it has been a wonderful time of spiritual refreshment and renewal in my own life. I struggle with prayer. My prayer life is one... Continue Reading →
I have long been a fan of Eric Whitacre's music. In fact, it was the discovery of his virtual choirs that drove me to pursue music composition in high school, such that I chose that as my major in college. His music has an otherworldly quality at times and its capacity to move me deeply... Continue Reading →
Full text of the 1650 Psalter here. The Psalms of David in Metre, otherwise known as the Scottish Metrical Version (SMV) or 1650 Psalter, is a beautiful translation of the Psalms from the Hebrew into English meter and rhyme so that they can be sung. It's so simple to use, that all you need to... Continue Reading →
I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed in us.Romans 8:18 ESV I quote this not because I am suffering. I have no reason to count myself among the sufferers. By all accounts, I am a rich man. I live in a... Continue Reading →
The following outline is from the Reformation Study Bible, 2015 edition (p. 2090). II. Praise to God for Blessings in Christ (1:3-14)A. Elected by the Father (1:3-6)B. Redeemed by the Son (1:7-10)C. Sealed by the Spirit (1:11-14) While Ephesians 1:3-14 is one long sentence in the Greek, the ESV has helpfully broken it up into... Continue Reading →
I've begun a personal Bible study in Ephesians. Posting it here will help me do it more regularly than just keeping it in my notebook. Background and Authorship The Epistle to the Ephesians was written by Paul the Apostle. It appears to have been intended for the church at Ephesus, but it was subsequently circulated... Continue Reading →