Blogs by Burk Parsons

Oct. 8: Psalm 93

Article by   October 2010
A Prayer from Psalm 93John Calvin: "In this then consists the glory of God, that he governs mankind according to his will. It is said that he clothes himself with majesty and strength; not that we ought to imagine that... continue

Oct. 7: Psalm 91

Article by   October 2010
A Prayer from Psalm 91John Calvin: "Those who dwell in the secret place of God are here said by the Psalmist to dwell under his shadow, in the sense that they experience to what a rich extent his protection reaches.... continue

Oct. 6: Psalm 90

Article by   October 2010
A Prayer from Psalm 90John Calvin: "Moses makes mention of the anger of God advisedly; for it is necessary that men be touched with the feeling of this, in order to their considering in good earnest, what experience constrains them... continue

Oct. 5: Psalm 88

Article by   October 2010
A Prayer from Psalm 88John Calvin: "It is common for all men to complain when under the pressure of grief, but they are far from pouring out their groanings before God. Instead of this, the majority of mankind court retirement... continue

Oct. 4: Psalm 87

Article by   October 2010
A Prayer from Psalm 87John Calvin: "What we are taught in this psalm may be summed up in this: That the Church of God far excels all the kingdoms and politics of the world, inasmuch as she is watched over,... continue

September 3: 1 Cor 8

Article by   September 2010
1 Corinthians 8:5-6 "For although there may be so-called gods in heaven or on earth--as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords"--yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we... continue

September 2: Psalm 42

Article by   September 2010
Psalm 42:1-2: "As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God."Over the years I've backpacked though different mountain ranges, and I've also hunted big game,... continue

September 1: Psalm 40

Article by   September 2010
Psalm 40:8 "I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart."What was David's motive for obeying the law of God: duty or delight? Throughout the Psalms, we read of God's commands to keep his... continue

August 31: 1 Cor 5

Article by   August 2010
1 Corinthians 5:9-13 "I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people--not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, since then you would need to go... continue

August 30: 1 Cor 4

Article by   August 2010
1 Corinthians 4:1 "This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy."The apostle Paul was neither afflicted with false modesty... continue
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