Let Scripture speak in all its complexity 

​”Across this land pastors have turned their studies into “stills,” illegal distilleries that extract ideas and morals from the teeming narrative of Scripture. People, of course, love it. They come to get their Mason-jar lives filled with pure truth so that they won’t have to deal with either the details of Scripture or the details of their own lives.” Eugene Peterson Continue reading Let Scripture speak in all its complexity 

Brilliant Writing

Today I read the following paragraph and was just blown away with the brilliance of Eugene Peterson’s writing. Enjoy! “The opportunism with which Saul had earlier treated God is reproduced in opportunism with regard to David. Just as God had become auxiliary appendage to Saul’s royal ego, to be used but not obeyed, so David was now valued only because he was useful for musical … Continue reading Brilliant Writing