February 14, 2016
We will all one day face our time of departure and yet if Christ is with us now, there will never be a time when we are apart from Him. Meanwhile we live and work and serve and pray and cry and hope and all this with love and patience as we await that Better Day. Gain will one day be ours when we enter the presence of Jesus and see Him face to face.
March 22, 2015
Psalm 146 is one of the Hallelujah psalms as it begins and ends with the word, Hallelu-Yah, which we translate, Praise the Lord! Its ten verses do not fail to deliver…
March 8, 2015
Psalm 55 chronicles David’s betrayal experience by a trusted friend. Perhaps you have suffered betrayal. Perhaps you have betrayed someone. Either way, there is hope for you in God…
January 25, 2015
Psalm 88 is the darkest Psalm in the Bible. Authorship is attributed to a man named Heman the Ezrahite and his Job-like dirge was probably not a highly requested worship song. Heman’s prayer is a desperate cry.
January 18, 2015
Psalms 42 and 43 were most likely written as a single psalm. There’s a reoccurring refrain in these psalms that asks: “Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise Him, my salvation and my God.”
July 20, 2014
Matthew, Mark, and Luke all tell the story of Jesus healing two people on the same day. Both of these miracles have deep implications for us today in regards to hope for the future.
April 20, 2014
The implications of Jesus’ resurrection are numerous. Our Lord’s rising from the dead declares that He is indeed God and all that He claimed to be. However, if Christ did not rise from the dead, the ramifications are stark, bleak, and hopeless.
January 5, 2014
Dr. J. Vernon McGee once said in a radio broadcast this about Romans 8: “It begins with no condemnation; it ends with no separation; and in between we have God working together for our good–it doesn’t get much better than that.” This may be the most succinct and profound commentary on this great chapter ever stated.
December 29, 2013
Advent is also an appropriate time to consider Jesus’ second Advent. While there is much eschatological debate about Jesus’ return, there is little debate that He will be back someday.
November 24, 2013
Thanksgiving is obviously more than a holiday according to the Scriptures. It’s an attitude of the heart that is meant to transcend circumstances- trumping anxiety, worry, dread, and other such thieves of joy and peace.