Reversing Screwtape: Envy

3. Envy in Relationships Screwtape’s third letter concerns the dynamic of relating well in the family home, between a mother and her newly converted son.  Screwtape suggests to Wormwood that they “build up between you in that house a good settled habit of mutual annoyance; daily pinpricks,” and then offers four suggestions to do this:... Continue Reading →

Reversing Screwtape: Pride

2. Pride Screwtape attends now to the believer’s pride.  A pride that displays itself in naivete about oneself and contempt for the ordinary collection of people in the church. About oneself, Screwtape writes,  “He has not been anything like long enough with the Enemy (aka God) to have any real humility yet.  What he says,... Continue Reading →

Naming the Enemy

In previous posts I have tries to expose the toxicity that is wokism. Wokism is a multi-fascited ideology that essentially boils down to a power grab, or for the philosophically literate among us, a 'will-to-power.' I have written quite a bit about the ideology behind 'Woke' and what drives it, and why it is toxic.... Continue Reading →

8 Reasons to Read Romans (part 1 of 2)

The recently deceased scholar Prof. Anthony Thiselton has written a wonderful little book (2016) called Discovering Romans - Content, Interpretation, Reception from the 'Discovering Biblical texts series. In the opening chapter he suggests eight reasons why we should read Paul's marvellous letter to the Romans. I will outline the first four here and the second... Continue Reading →

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