R. L. Wilson

My Grace is Sufficient

By R. L. Wilson / January 13, 2021

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me. (2 Corinthians 12:9)

Facing Tomorrow with Faith

By R. L. Wilson / January 13, 2021

In Hebrews 11:7 we are told of Noah who, “being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household.”

Does God Want You to Be Happy?

By R. L. Wilson / January 12, 2021

Happiness. It’s something we all long for, isn’t it? We work hard, play hard, acquire, desire, and perspire, all in an attempt to be as happy as we can be.…

A Time Honored Technique

By R. L. Wilson / January 7, 2021

I was reading James Howell’s book The Beatitudes for Today in preparation for my upcoming article series on the Beatitudes. In the first chapter I ran across this statement:

The Value of a Good Foundation

By R. L. Wilson / December 21, 2020

Never underestimate the value of a good foundation! I’m a crafter. My preferred craft is crochet, but I’ll entertain other options from time to time. When I was younger and…

Sign Language

By R. L. Wilson / December 15, 2020

It was my dear friend Sarah, an incredible Bible teacher, who first opened my eyes to the real beauty of this Bible story. In Mark 7 we have the story…

The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin

By R. L. Wilson / December 15, 2020

“Let us mark what kind of Being the Redeemer of mankind must needs be, in order to provide eternal redemption for sinners. If no one less than the Eternal God, the Creator and Preserver of all things, could take away the sin of the world, sin must be a far more abominable thing in the sight of God than most men suppose.”[1]

God as Your Father

By R. L. Wilson / December 7, 2020

It’s dangerous to leave me alone with a good book. Right now I’m reading Tim Keller’s Jesus the King, and I keep finding incredible statements that beg to be shared.…

Fulfilling God’s Message

By R. L. Wilson / November 30, 2020

Many years ago I taught a Bible study entitled “Christ BC” (Christ Before Christ). It was a beautiful study of Jesus found in 12 or 13 people and events in the Old Testament. I was reminded of that study today as I read a challenge to look for the phrase “this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet,” or similar phrases in the Gospel of Matthew. Mind officially blown.

An Advent Challenge

By R. L. Wilson / November 24, 2020

Are you ready for an Advent challenge? In Timothy Keller’s book Jesus the King, he explains, “When I went through confirmation classes in my church, I had to memorize Scripture. But during college the Bible came alive in a way that was hard to describe…”