Familiarity breeds contempt, they say. When we become familiar with someone or something, we can miss the incredibly wonderful and unique things that person or thing has to offer. Psalm 23 is a case in point. This is without a doubt the most beloved of
The poet George Herbert once said, “A contented man is one who enjoys the scenery along the detour.” He should know. Herbert is well-known in the literary world as one of the foremost of British poets. His portrait is preserved in stained glass at Westminster
Christianity promises a life of fulfilment and joy. In Philippians 4:10–19, Paul highlights four strategies to pursue joy as Christians: embracing selflessness; embracing contentment; embracing thankfulness; and embracing generosity.
The writer has spent twelve chapters highlighting that the new covenant is so much better than the old covenant. But with the privileges of such a great covenant come great ethical responsibilities. Hebrews 13 identifies some of these. These covenantal responsibilities are, for the most