Office Hours: Wisdom In Preaching

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Our Lord Jesus worked miracles but he was also a preacher. He came “preaching the Gospel of God and saying ‘The time is fulfilled,’ and ‘Kingdom of God is at hand, repent and believe the gospel’” (Mark 1:15). People marveled at his . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Wisdom In Pastoral Ministry

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Consider the several public, ugly scandals in which televangelists have made evangelical Christianity notorious to the public. Chances are that you’ve been through a church split or some other major issue in a congregation or you know someone who has and that the pastor played a role in it. Continue reading →

Wisdom According To Paul (pt 2)

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The Apostle Paul was a preacher to the Gentiles, a missionary, a church planter, and ultimately a martyr for the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. He was also a theologian of wisdom. He used the Greek noun for wisdom, sophia, repeatedly. . . . Continue reading →

Wisdom According to Paul (pt 1)

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The Apostle Paul was a preacher to the Gentiles, a missionary, a church planter, and ultimately a martyr for the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. He was also a theologian of wisdom. He used the Greek noun for wisdom, sophia, repeatedly. . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Wisdom Of Proverbs (2)

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Christians, perhaps American Christians more than most, frequently say that they want pastors and teachers to be “practical.” They say that want to know how to apply the Christian faith to daily life. To that end Christians spend much time and lots . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Wisdom Of Proverbs (1)

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Christians, perhaps American Christians more than most, frequently say that they want pastors and teachers to be “practical.” They say that want to know how to apply the Christian faith to daily life. To that end Christians spend much time and lots . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Wisdom Of Ecclesiastes

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The book of Ecclesiastes has often been taken as a counsel of despair, as a non-Christian view of the world. There is an alternative way of reading Ecclesiastes, however. Consider that it is included in God’s Word and thus we regard it . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Wisdom of Samson

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You may know Bob Godfrey as a mild-mannered seminary president and author of several books (and a recent video series on church history) but most Lord’s Days he transforms himself into the teacher of the Adult Sunday School class at the Escondido United Reformed . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Wisdom Of Moses

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Moses is one of the most important figures in the history of salvation. Scripture refers to an entire epoch of redemptive history as “Moses.” Through him the Lord redeemed his people from Egypt, through the Red Sea, on dry ground. Through him . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Steve Baugh On Christ And Wisdom

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Scripture has a great deal to say about wisdom. The words wisdom or wise occur about 400 times in the Bible. Yet, both in and outside the visible church, ours is not an age that is characterized by that same interest in . . . Continue reading →