Sermons on Worship and the Water of Life

Just posted two sermons from December. Living Water – A sermon based on Ezekiel 47 where Ezekiel witnesses water flowing out of the temple, down to the Dead Sea. Life grows out of the low places around the Dead Sea as the water nourishes places that had long been dead. Application – we also have […]

How Do You Flood a Mountain? – Ezekiel 47

The temple in Jerusalem sat up pretty high. One of the last things they had to worry about was a flood in the temple. The only thing that came close was the pouring of water during the Feast of Tabernacles but even that was just one cup of water poured out over the altar. You […]

The Sin of Sodom at the Desiring God Blog

An interesting take on the sin of Sodom over at Desiring God. This one is by Tyler Kenney. The Sin of Sodom. Here is an excerpt, There’s a warning in this for us: We must beware in our opposition to sexual immorality that we do not merely take on a different expression of the same […]

Mark Driscoll on Preaching Scatology

Driscoll sure knows how to turn eschatology into its abbreviated and certainly messier form – scatology. Out of Ur posted this video of Mark Driscoll preaching on scatological humor in the Bible. There are a few things I think are a little strange about this video. The first is his reference to the Dictionary of […]

Religious Systematic Desensitization

Back in General Psych 101 you probably remember the term “Systematic Desensitization.” This is a treatment used for phobias where you take that person and slowly introduce them to their phobia first at a great distance and then closer and closer until they realize they aren’t really afraid of it anymore. You can’t just put […]

Authenticity Revisited

Fill in the blanks with your best guess in this passage from Ezekiel 21:2-3: “Son of man, set your face against ____________ and preach against the _________. Prophesy against the land of ______ and say to her: ‘This is what the Lord says: I am against you…” You might expect the blanks to be filled […]