January 6, 2019
May we be blessed to run our races in such a way that we cross the finish line with our torches blazing, that great cloud of witnesses cheering, our Father smiling–and all this to the honor and glory of His name!
May 31, 2015
Oh that we might cut through the clamoring demands that distract us from His presence, quiet our souls, and take a seat before Him. After all, nothing matters more than Him who matters most.
April 26, 2015
From Moses to the minor prophets and throughout the Psalter, we see the summation of God’s character exemplified by two things: His steadfast love and faithfulness. And the ultimate way God has demonstrated His steadfast love and faithfulness to us is by sending His Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins.
March 15, 2015
Psalm 95 is our Divine invitation to worship. And to Whom do we direct our songs of Praise? To God Almighty-Maker of heaven and earth.
January 11, 2015
David and his fellow psalmists pour their hearts out in the Psalms, crying out to God for help and mercy, forgiveness and pardon, protection, and deliverance. Then comes Jesus Christ and the wait is over. Our deepest cries have been heard.
December 21, 2014
Matthew’s account of Jesus’ birth tells us about wise men (a.k.a. Magi) coming from the east to worship Jesus. Just how far and specifically where in the east they came from, we don’t know. What’s most important in the story is what the wise men did when they found the Christ Child; they fell down and worshiped Him! This was not and will not be the last time for bowing down before the King of kings.
October 6, 2013
“When you take a good thing and make it the ultimate thing–that’s idolatry.” The admonition to “flee from idolatry” not only applies to us, it overwhelming applies to us because the competition for our hearts is fierce…
June 2, 2013
The Gospel is the supreme foundation from which all our giving must flow. 2 Corinthians 8:9 sums up the Gospel like this: “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.” Cheerfulness in giving, therefore, comes from the joy of our salvation because we have received the eternal Treasure, our Lord Jesus Christ, and life forevermore with Him.
December 30, 2012
We humans spend our lives in the relentless pursuit of happiness. This is not necessarily a bad thing, and it’s even a mindset that is supported by scripture.
December 23, 2012
Both the Old and New Testaments have recorded the lyrics of what were actual songs sung by Israel, the early church, and even the angels and saints in heaven.