• Chewing on Bushels of Knowledge

    6 July, 2017

    God gave names to only two trees in the garden of Eden. He instructed Adam very carefully to only eat of one. Both trees offered good fruit, but the fruit of only one could turn rotten. Both trees offered a delight to the eyes, but only one could send you blind. Both trees will shape Christians,…...[read more]

  • Innocence is Meant to be Safe!

    28 March, 2017

    Walking naked, innocent (and at first lonely) among the avocado trees, under the swooping parrots and beside the mighty Pishon River was the only life Adam had ever known. He ruled Eden as if he owned it. Adam lived there as if he'd built it. He had only known the joy of obedience, the pleasure…...[read more]

  • Shaking the Tree of Knowledge

    28 November, 2016

    'Knowledge comes but wisdom lingers'. ~ Calvin Coolidge Our knowledge piles up, so too its impact. Knowledge is as wicked as it is valuable, as changing as it is prevalent. From knowledge power is gained and so pride multiplies as rust upon the soul. Mans' knowledge consigns God to…...[read more]

  • The Tactics of Knowledge

    27 November, 2016

    Around the turn of last century (circa 1903) Arthur Tappan Pierson (an American Presbyterian pastor) wrote of the dire tactics from the Tree of Knowledge to suppress the knowledge from the Tree of Life (but he did not write in these terms). He penned: The most alarming peril of today is naturalism…...[read more]

  • Dividing Good & Evil

    14 June, 2016

    Mankind sings himself hoarse to his own changing tunes. He dances in Babylon but refuses join hands with Jerusalem. The libraries of this world become our kitchens. It is from these we write our diets of values, crafting ever changing menus of right behavior. We prepare our meals from the…...[read more]

  • The Meeting of Wisdom

    15 May, 2016

    Life letting you down? Maybe your days are throttled by the worry and fears of tomorrow? Are your paths unclear, with many differing voices that conflict? So much conspires. Daily further insecurity and confusion drops in, and stirs the turbulence within your soul. God has made mankind upright,…...[read more]

  • Of Apostles, Prophets & Pharisees

    4 April, 2016

    What is the foundation of the reformed modern Christian church? Is it not knowledge with the cornerstone of academic degrees; self-feted by the legalism of a proud correctness. God operates differently! you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and…...[read more]

  • The Garden of Theology

    1 December, 2015

    The Bible names just two trees in Eden, although trees were in abundance. Wind the clock forward to the end of time as only one of these is named in the new heaven - the Tree of Life , the Tree of Knowledge will be not be there. The Tree of Knowledge has grown a massive bough, its shade…...[read more]

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