The Grief of Jesus

“Jesus wept.” John 11:35. Jesus is standing outside Bethany. Mary has just said, “Lord, if you hadst been here, my brother had not died.” With the friends who have come with her, she stands there weeping. Faced with this scene, Jesus “groaned in the spirit, and was troubled.” Presently he is overcome with sorrow and breaks into tears. […]

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The Fear of God as a Central Part of Reformed Spirituality

This morning devotional was given at the conference of the World Reformed Fellowship. “Meaningless! Meaningless!/I says the Teacher. Not only was the Teacher wise, but also he imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. The Teacher searched to find just the right words, and what he […]

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