Worthy

Today, I will continue to break down Psalm 96 in the Reflections on Eternity series. 4 For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise;    he is to be feared above all gods.5 For all the gods of the nations are idols,    but the Lord made the heavens.6 Splendor and majesty are before him;    strength and glory are in his sanctuary. God, as revealed to us in … Continue reading Worthy

God’s Way or My Way

As I was reading Proverbs 15 a couple of days ago, I had some thoughts about the paths that our lives take. God is always working in our lives. The instruction we receive, the reproofs that we receive, discipline that comes our way, and everything else that happens in and around us all combine to … Continue reading God’s Way or My Way

Mercy but at Great Cost

1 Pet 1:3 ¶ Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for … Continue reading Mercy but at Great Cost

Trials, Suffering, and Unsearchable Understanding

Isa 40:28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. Before the earth, the universe and all creation, God existed.  The Lord is an everlasting God.  He is outside of … Continue reading Trials, Suffering, and Unsearchable Understanding

God’s sovereignty and the Bible…

Various forms of the Greek word for gospel (euaggelion, "good news") appear 101 times in the New Testament. The middle reference (50 before and 50 after) is in 1 Corinthians 15:1-4. This is the definition passage for the gospel. The central focus, of course, is the death, physical burial, and bodily resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. This … Continue reading God’s sovereignty and the Bible…