Here is a snapshot of the progress we’ve made on the Grace Commentary in the past two and a half years… Depending on how you look at it, this graph is either pleasing (look how much we’ve done) or disappointing (look how much remains to be done). I have both feelings, but mostly I am…… sigue leyendo A Picture of Our Progress
Writing a Bible commentary is like building a big house out of bricks. Lego bricks. These days I’m spending about 40 hours a week working on the commentary, and I consider myself blessed to have that sort of time. Pastors don’t have that kind of time. Nor do school teachers or truck drivers. But thanks…… sigue leyendo 600 new entries
Hi friends, Writing a Bible commentary is like building a car. It’s not something you do in a day. When I began working on the Grace Commentary two and a bit years ago, I had two options. I could write the whole thing and then publish it, or I could write bits and pieces and…… sigue leyendo Quality vs Quantity
Imagine a world where every believer knows how to read scripture through a new covenant lens. Imagine they have a study guide that is simple, beautiful and free from mixture. Something like this: The Grace Commentary is a guide to help you grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ. Our goal is to…… sigue leyendo A Grace Commentary for Every Believer
When I started working on the Grace Commentary a couple of years ago, I had no real plan except to bring some structure to 15 years’ worth of notes and articles. I wasn’t even sure if anyone would read it. Since then, I have received messages of support from all sorts of people, and that…… sigue leyendo A Grace Commentary for the Whole World
Hi friends, I trust you have enjoyed the weekly word of grace I have been sending out each Sunday since January. I have good news and bad news for you. The bad news is there will be no more weekly word of grace coming to you from the Grace Commentary. The good news is that…… sigue leyendo Good news, bad news
He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he will not go out from it anymore. (Revelation 3:12) Perhaps you have heard certain people described as pillars in the church, but the perception that only influential Christians are pillars is unbiblical. In Christ we are all pillars.…… sigue leyendo Who is a pillar in the church?
But to the one who does not work, but believes… (Romans 4:5) Many are restless because they are in two minds about the love of God. They are not convinced that God loves them and accepts them just as they are. They think they have to clean themselves or faith their way into the kingdom…… sigue leyendo The remedy for restlessness
My times are in your hands. (Psalm 31:15) When we make mistakes it’s natural to imagine that God is disappointed with us. We project our regrets upward and say, “I let you down, and I know you are disappointed with me.” But he isn’t. It is impossible to disappoint God. Since God knows everything you’ve…… sigue leyendo Have I disappointed God?
As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. (1 Peter 4:10) “Each one” includes you. Every one of us has been graced by God with spiritual gifts for the purpose of building his church (Rom. 12:6). You may think you…… sigue leyendo You are gifted