pur·sue : to follow and try to catch someone or something for a long distance or time
ve·ri·tas (Latin) : truth
In essential things, unity; in non-essential things, liberty; in all things, charity.Unknown
Let us accept truth, even when it surprises us and alters our views.George Sand
Trust in YHWH with all your being and depend not on your own wisdom. In all your doings turn to Him and He will direct your goings.Proverbs 3:5-6
What is knowledge, but the slow and gradual cure of our blindness?A.G. Sertillanges, O.P.
The Church rarely prospers more than when its teachers are teachable.Michael Bauman
Jacob J. Prahlow writes about theology, history, and culture for the Church in the world.
Jacob serves as lead pastor at Arise Church in Fenton, MO. He and his wife, Hayley, have two amazing kids, Bree and Judah. The Prahlows live in St. Louis with their collections of pets and books.
Jacob’s life, teaching, and writing center on Jesus of Nazareth, God’s Son who came to rescue, restore, and redeem creation.
He holds a MATS in Historical Theology from St. Louis University, a MA in Religion from Wake Forest University, a BA in Theology from Valparaiso University, and certificates from the Oxford Study Centre and Summit Semester Critical Thinking Program. Learn more about Jacob here.
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What Does 1 Thessalonians Say about Masks?
This post is a few months in coming because I’m woefully behind on my writing for all kinds of personal reasons (maybe more on that some other time). But we’re also preaching through 1 Thessalonians at Arise Church right now, so I was reminded about a post I’d started a while back. I write thisContinue reading “What Does 1 Thessalonians Say about Masks?“
Book Review: Spurgeon and the Psalms
In trying times, there are few things more comforting than the Psalms. And in an era when contemplative faith is increasingly difficult, fewer pastors bring the depth of insight than Charles Spurgeon. I was delighted, therefore, to receive the new text of Spurgeon and the Psalms from Thomas Nelson. This slim volume includes each ofContinue reading “Book Review: Spurgeon and the Psalms”
Hilary of Poitiers: Commentary on Psalm 53
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