On every coin used in our country we read: “In God we trust.” How wonderful it would be, if that were true. We then would be saying with the psalmist, “As we have heard, so have we seen in the ..
Jerusalem was built on four hills of which two were of special significance. On Mount Moriah the temple was built, and on Mount Zion the king’s throne stood. Speaking in Psalm 48:1 of the mountain of His holiness the psalmist ..
The larger the diamond is, or the piece of solid gold, the more their value is. The greater one’s talents are, the more spectacular will one’s work be. What shall we say, then, when the psalmist writes in Psalm 48:1, ..
If you see the enemy coming toward you, you can rise up and flee. Or if you hear his threats, you can call on others to come to your aid to protect you. But if he comes while you are ..
There are times when we should not speak, and there are times when speaking is our undeniable calling. There are words which we should not utter, and words that must come out of our mouths. That is why David, having ..
In Psalm 4 David exhorts us to “Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah” (Ps. 4:4). Our versification sings it thus: Stand in awe and sin not, Bid your ..
As the saying goes, “History repeats itself.” However, this is true only in a general sense and because it pleases God to do what He did in the past. All is the execution of His eternal plan. Also in the ..
The Word and the Image: The Importance of Reading For this post, we return to Veith’s book Reading Between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature. Throughout Chapter 1, Veith emphasizes that the Word of God and reading are foundational ..
We walk upon a very narrow pathway and may not take one step off it to the left or right. Our hands may not take hold of everything in the world. Adam sinned when his hand reached out and took ..
Picture before your mind a very, very narrow mountain path which on one side has a steep rocky wall of the mountain, and on the other side has a sharp drop-off that plunges down hundreds of feet into a pool ..