This is the second part of our look at mirrors in the Bible. In part one we examined the negative role of a mirror, how it shows us our flawed state. James chapter 1 tells us that careful reading of the Bible shows us “what kind of person” we are.
What is a mirror good for? A mirror shows us the state we’re in. It shows messy hair, food in between teeth, and dirt on our face. This is the negative role of a mirror: it reveals what’s wrong with ourselves. A mirror also has a positive role.
“Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart, 23 for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God.
“For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.” - Psalm 103:14 Click To Tweet The God who formed man from the dust knows the limitations of that frame. God knows our weakness. I’ll mention a few encouraging implications of this fact that
Is the Bible as precious to us as it should be? Job was a man who had his priorities in the right order and there’s a lot we can learn from him. The Character of Job Job was a godly man. In the first verse of the book that
Many are aware of the controversial comments made by Canada’s Governor General, Julie Payette. Since the comments were made at the annual convention of the Canadian Science Policy Centre and were framed as the consensus view of the scientifically educated, it seems appropriate to mention my academic background before