Month: January 2016


Dallas Willard on Acknowledging God

There are many passages of Scripture that give instructions whose application is not always apparent. One of the most important disciplines prescribed in your Bible is to “set the Lord always before” you (Psalm 16:8). Elsewhere it is put this way, “In all your ways, acknowledge him…” (Proverbs 3:6). But how? Dallas Willard gives us …


How to Read Biblical Metaphor

When we read our bibles we’ll often come across well-crafted images which were meant, at the time, to pack tremendous rhetorical punch. Two of the biggest mistakes we can make are to: Read over the images with no feeling and think of them as ancient curiosities. Work hard to understand them academically without reference to …