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Meditating on Scripture - Part 2

"And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as ...
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Meditating on Scripture - Part 1

“But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in His law he meditates day and night.” (Psalm 1:2) The power of the human mind is difficult to understate. Even apart from its ability to retain vast amounts of information, the thoughts we entertain on a daily basis impact our lives much more ...
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When Lackluster Looms

“A thing worth doing is worth doing well.” Since you read this blog, I have a hunch you agree Scripture memorization is “worth doing.” But the part about doing it “well” – now that stings a little. Sure, some days we have lots of focus and some weeks we make great systematic progress. ...
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Girding Up the Loins of Your Mind

"Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ." (1 Peter 1:13) I've never viewed myself as someone who has an above average memory. Meeting a new friend usually involves me warning them ...
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Keeping it Simple

"But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ." (2 Corinthians 11:3) As the only person in my family who regularly memorizes Scripture, it's especially important for me to stay as self-motivated as ...
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The Puritan Practice of Meditation

"I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways." (Psalm 119:15) Joel Beeke, in his essay on “The Puritan Practice of Meditation,” writes that “The Puritans devoted scores of pages to the benefits, excellencies, usefulness, advantages, or improvements of meditation.” Dr ...
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GSLAHE Expo 2015

"Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing." (1 Thessalonians 5:11) The Greater St. Louis Area Home Educators Expo was something I looked forward to every year as a teenager. I was always edified, encouraged and entertained by lectures on topics like creation ...
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The Sword of the Spirit

"And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God." (Ephesians 6:17) Before the days of armored tanks and automatic weapons, the sword was the primary offensive tool used in battle. It was much more than a decorative relic that could be found hanging over a ...
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Kansas City Scriptorium

"...I have reserved for Myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.” (Romans 11:4) Let’s face it, memorizing Scripture – especially in large quantity – is not in vogue. Some people look at you like you also own pet otters! But as in Elijah’s day, God still reserves ...
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Hard Work

"Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God." (Hebrews 12:2) The two most common misconceptions I seem to encounter when discussing Scripture ...
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