27 Quotes from David Gibson’s ‘Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End’

We are currently studying the book of Ecclesiastes in our college group (Tuesday nights) and with our young professionals (Friday nights). In preparation I've been reading repeatedly the text of Ecclesiastes while also finding help in a small collection of books and commentaries. David Gibson's book, Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in … Continue reading 27 Quotes from David Gibson’s ‘Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End’

Godly Diligence Leads to Recognition without Self-Promotion

The desire for self-promotion is native to the human heart. We are all tempted to exalt ourselves in some measure, whether on a large or small scale. It seems, however, that social media has a special way of encouraging and showcasing one's indulgence in this temptation. Granted, social media is not the cause of self-promotion; it is only … Continue reading Godly Diligence Leads to Recognition without Self-Promotion

"Listening to them and Asking Them Questions": The Humility and Wisdom of Jesus

Jesus, the embodiment of Divine wisdom and the source of all knowledge, sat as a young man among the religious leaders and listened carefully and asked questions (Luke 2:46). In the Incarnation, the eternal Son of God humbled himself and took on the fullness of humanity. What man truly is, Jesus truly is. And as … Continue reading "Listening to them and Asking Them Questions": The Humility and Wisdom of Jesus

Get Wisdom

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold; and understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.  ~Proverbs 16:16. Because the getting of wisdom is so valuable, the question that we must ask is, "How can I get wisdom?"  The following are practical ways in which you and I can get wisdom. (1) Consistently Place Yourself Under Good Bible … Continue reading Get Wisdom