Daily Archives: September 10, 2012

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Fear and Stress: Man has got to understand his limitations.

Clint Eastwood may not be your first choice for understanding truth. But there is one quote of his that does resonate with biblical truth. Eastwood says “a man has got to understand his limitations.” Proverbs 3:7 says “don’t be wise in your own eyes.” In other words if you think your own understanding is something you can rely on, you are headed for trouble. The structure of Hebrew wisdom literature, of which Proverbs is a part, uses a literary device called parallelism to highlight important truths. In this case, being wise in your own eyes is contrasted exercising the fear of the Lord and turning from evil.  If you think you can trust yourself, you will not exhibit a healthy […]

Honoring God in the Internet World – an Interview with Matt Heerema

For many using the internet means social media, email, keeping track of current events, or online shopping. But there is also the side of the internet that has to do with commerce and, for an increasing number of Christians, full time ministry. God’s people need to be able think biblically about to best use the vast resources of the internet in a way this is honoring to God. Matt Heerema can help to do just this! Matt Heerema lives and works in this new world of the web. He describes himself this way: Web Consultant, Theology Geek, Musician, Husband, and Father of 3; but not in that order. Matt is intentional about his faith and his work. I had the […]