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Goodness #2—Good Laboring

Here is what is good and fitting: to eat, to drink and to enjoy yourself in all your labor in which you toil under the sun during the few years of your life which God has given you; for this is your portion. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Some days when frustration is at its height, when our … Continue reading

Habakkuk #8—Quiet Profit

What profit is the carved image when its maker has carved it? … Woe to him who says to the wood, “Awake!” … But The Eternal is in his holy temple; hush before him all the earth. Habakkuk 2:18–20 Physics frustrates god-makers. We can’t get more energy out of a device than we put into … Continue reading

Godliness #3 — Profitable Godliness

Discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness; for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable in every way, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. 1 Timothy 4:7-8 The term “profitable” sounds like a distinctly secular, 20th century concept. But God has used … Continue reading

Quiet Profit

What profit is the carved image when its maker has carved it? … Woe to him who says to the wood, “Awake!” … But the Eternal is in his holy temple; hush before him all the earth. Habakkuk 2:20 Physics frustrates god-makers. We can’t get more energy out of a device than we put into … Continue reading