Author Archives: St. John Studies

The Truth We all Need…

I have written about how we should fear God, fear meaning we should respect God, fear meaning we should take God seriously, fear meaning that we should do what He says in His Word.  We should not want to displease … Continue reading

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The King That Loves You and Me…

My comments on the first four chapters of part two of J.I. Packer’s book Knowing God, have been on God as King, Absolute Monarch of the universe.  Our topics have been God’s unchanging nature, God’s majesty, God’s wisdom and the … Continue reading

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Driving Instructions to God…

In the previous post, the topic was what God does not give us in the way of wisdom.  Of course, the other half of this topic would be what God does give us.  To explain what God does not give … Continue reading

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Wisdom: What God Does Not Give Us…

In recent posts, I have tried to reflect what J.I. Packer* has written about wisdom.  I [and Packer] have looked at wisdom from several different perspectives.  Now we have reached the point where we need to “nail down” what wisdom … Continue reading

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What do You Want Most in Life?

What do you want most in life? Think about that for a few minutes… Would you say, “What I want the most in life is to be happy.” Learned men report that happiness is the number one goal that people … Continue reading

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God’s Wisdom in the Trials of Life

People who don’t attend a church may not understand the benefits of corporate worship.  You get to know people who are trying to live out a life in Christ, however imperfectly we are all trying to do that.  If you … Continue reading

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“Behold” God’s Wisdom

If we are to know God, we need to behold Him.  When we “behold” something, it means that we are not merely to look at it.   Behold means see or observe something, something that is truly remarkable or impressive. As … Continue reading

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