The Latest from Highlands
We regularly post teaching and resources from Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., Highlands Fellows, and others. All of our newest posts can be found right here. We hope they are a help to you and your family as you seek to build the kingdom of Christ.
Learning Patience in Grief I suspect there was a time in my life when I was more impatient. If I had known a friend who had lost a spouse my sympathy would have been deep, but the opposite shore not so far distant. That is, I would feel deeply, but briefly. I would want my friend to pick up the pieces and move on, to look more forward than backward. That, however, exposes the relative weakness of sympathy, in contrast to its stronger, more robust cousin, empathy. Now such a loss isn’t abstract for me, but is my own experience.. . .
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Helps to Biblical Parenting “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, But bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord” (Eph. 6:4). How many times have we heard or read this verse? I know for myself, ever since I became a parent I have been snagged by this verse. I simply cannot read right through it. It is a command to me in this special state of parenthood, and my conscience is pricked as this addresses an area of personal responsibility. One of the more sobering truths that the Lord teaches us from His. . .
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