"O, God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water." Psalm 63:1 What does David mean in this Psalm when he speaks of a parched and weary land where there is no … Continue reading For The Souls That Thirst
When we think about injustice, we often think more about what we personally hate as opposed to what God hates. True, biblical justice isn't defined by our personal likes and dislikes, but by the righteous character of God. According to God, we are all guilty of injustice. No person makes it through his or her … Continue reading God Hates It When We Use Injustice To Pursue Justice
Esau has been on my mind a lot lately. Maybe he seems a strange person to be giving much thought to, but I think Esau has an important warning for us today.If you remember, he is famous for selling his birthright for a pot of stew (Genesis 25:29-34). The birthright of a family's eldest son … Continue reading Western Christianity And The Sin Of Esau
It has become popular in certain Christian circles to downplay abortion as just one issue among many issues. We are increasingly encouraged the best way to deal with abortion is to stop focusing on it as pro-lifers and, instead, focus on the other issues touching a woman's decision to have an abortion as whole-lifers...issues such as poverty, healthcare, … Continue reading Abortion Isn’t Just Another Issue
In an effort to encourage Christians to vote this election without feeling bound by either political platform concerning abortion, some Evangelical voices have taken to articles, blogs, and video clips to call a truce with Roe V. Wade (and its sister ruling Doe V. Bolton) and to downplay abortion as just one issue among many. … Continue reading Should Christians Make Peace With Roe V. Wade?
So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. John 13:34-35 If you spend any time at all on social media, especially around an election cycle, … Continue reading There Is A Way Christians Harm Their Witness, But It’s Not Their Vote
Work at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord. Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting … Continue reading We Are To Do What Is Right Even When The World Is All Wrong
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 ESV In the book of Micah, God's people in the kingdoms of Israel and Judah had turned away from Him as was evidenced by their … Continue reading God Has Told Us What Is Good and What He Requires