On Coofs

Coof is Scottish for fool. It is used to describe an idiot, a fool, or an inept dolt. We have previously posted variants of this post on coofs. We are posting it again as the population of fools does not seem to be diminishing. The Bible has much to say about fools. They despise wisdom […]

Say The Word: Joy

Consider it all joy. [James 1:2] We are exploring significant words of The Christian Faith in our series ‘Say The Word.’ We come today to the word joy. Webster’s College Dictionary defines joy (noun) as a very glad feeling; happiness; great pleasure; delight; anything causing such a feeling, or the expression or showing of such […]

Say The Word: Love

Our theme this week is ‘Say The Word’. We have been exploring significant words from the Christian faith. Today we attempt to define love, the central attribute of God. We are going to get out of the way and let the Word of God speak for itself. If you looked up the definition of love […]

Say The Word: Praise

Praise, verb: to express a feeling of veneration or gratitude; to worship or glorify; noun: an expression of commendation or admiration; an extolling of a deity or a rendering of homage and gratitude. Christian praise is an act of worship which recognizes and acknowledges God as the ultimate source of all things, including His act […]

Say The Word: Humility

Humility, noun, from the Latin humilitas: a modest view of one’s own importance; humbleness, gentleness. Humility is sometimes confused with meekness or low self-esteem. It is impossible to be humble without a healthy sense of your own worth and abilities. The classic Christian view of humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of […]

Say The Word: Gratitude

Gratitude, noun: a joyful thankfulness, a desire and readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness; a sentiment of kindness or goodwill toward a benefactor; for the Christian, gratitude includes extending goodness and grace to others as the giver has first received from God. Gratitude has three key components. Gratitude first requires a recognition […]

Say The Word: Repentance

Repentance, noun: a biblical concept of not just feeling sorry, or changing one’s mind, but of a complete turning around, an alteration of the basic motivation and direction of one’s life. Repentance means acknowledging that one has no possible claim upon God, and surrendering oneself to His mercy without reservation, excuse, or attempted justification. If […]