Author Archives: Andrew Richardson

Celtic Prayers

I have been reading some old Celtic prayers lately, and I appreciated their ability to create a sense of nearness to God through the created order. Too often, I rush through life, only praying in pragmatic ways. I was inspired … Continue reading

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A (not, of course, the only) Classical Christian Approach to Music

Listen and enjoy!

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The Last Days Are the Spirit’s Phase

The anticipation was palpable. There was an  electricity among the crowd that you could feel, a buzz you could almost hear. Everyone knew that they were in for a new and exciting phase– one that would bring about excitement, joy, and … Continue reading

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Plot Twist

The gospel of Matthew is littered with fulfillments of Old Testament prophesies, and frequently their fulfillments have an element of paradox. For example, When Joseph flees with Mary and Joseph to Egypt, Matthew tells us that this is fulfillment of … Continue reading

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The Misplaced Expectation of the “When”

Matthew 11:11: “Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has arisen no one greater than John the Baptist. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. Notice Jesus begins by … Continue reading

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Godly Deceit?

1 Samuel 27: 10-12 [10] When Achish asked, “Where have you made a raid today?” David would say, “Against the Negeb of Judah,” or, “Against the Negeb of the Jerahmeelites,” or, “Against the Negeb of the Kenites.” [11] And David would leave … Continue reading

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Grammar Is Godly

One brief thought that came to me this morning as I was getting ready for the day: The subjunctive mood employed in a Christian’s mind is a glimpse of the world as it should, and one day will be; it … Continue reading

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