All tagged Chalmers

Putting Off and Putting On

At our church here in Edinburgh, we just finished a sermon series going through the book of Colossians. I have always loved that book. There is so much packed into just a few chapters. In fact, when Taryn and I did our premarital counseling the first passage we studied with the couple doing our counseling was Colossians 3. There is this beautiful outward motion in the passage. It starts by looking at our reality ‘in Christ’ and then how that reality changes all of our relationships.

Above All Else, Possess This

Another passage that I love is from Proverbs 4. The author says this: 'The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight.' Such simple instruction yet so profound. Thomas Brooks in his opening comments in Precious Remedies is saying something like what we see here in Proverbs 4. Above all else get truth yet this is not a truth in the sense of just going out and reading a lot, this is truth that has feet.