Scott Postma

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Clear as Crystal

If it is important to measure our words and articulate our thoughts accurately in ordinary conversation,  how much more when communicating God’s Word. Paul exhorted Timothy to proclaim the Word accurately whether it was popular or not, but to do so with cheerful endurance and instruction. Though only a fool would […]

The Fruit of the Tree

What we are is revealed by what we say. And what we say is the evidence (the fruit) by which we (the tree) will be judged—both here on earth, and much more precisely, in eternity. “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit […]

His Disciples Come to Him

As disciples of Jesus, we are not perfect. We stumble daily. But at the core of what makes us a disciple is not how religious we are, not how many sins we can avoid in a day, and not how much work we can do for the kingdom. A disciple of Jesus humbles himself and acknowledges […]

Rest for Your Souls

It’s easy to tell when the doctrines of God have been replaced by the commandments of men. Religion becomes laborious and the law of God becomes a yoke of bondage. Cast off the yoke of bondage, and come to Jesus, where the service of God is easy and light. You will find […]

Teaching for Doctrines the Commandments of Men

There is a way to draw near to God in word only. It’s easy to do. As Anselm of Canterbury shows in the Proslogion, there is a difference between that which is signified, and that which signifies. Our words are symbols that stand in for concepts or ideas we can […]

The Question of Evil

The question of why God allows evil to exist in the world is one of the most perplexing and controversial questions people wrestle with. Even people of faith wrestle with this dilemma. Does God allow evil to exist because he is powerful but not good, or because he is good […]

Communication Is Not Passive

True communication is a two-way street. We must listen and speak, and each in its proper turn. Both listening and speaking are active; neither are passive. Both are necessary for a relationship with God, and similarly, both are necessary for a relationship with our brothers—particularly when we know offenses are […]