Category Archives: providence

Seven thousand tons of providence

Last Saturday I was looking through an old second year algebra book I got to buy in high school, and there was a story problem that caught my interest: A man measures the rainfall and is disappointed that there was … Continue reading

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Jesus was only in the boat

And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep. And they came to Him and woke Him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are perishing!” … Continue reading

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You’d have to have some first

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6 Worry is a refusal to trust in God. Worry is a sin. “Be anxious for nothing,” … Continue reading

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Even hirelings are needful

Calvin (Institutes 4.10.26) quotes Augustine as saying that “even hirelings are needful” in the church. What?! But I think he must be right.

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