To praise someone is to proclaim his virtues. Therefore to praise God is to confess that He is God. Higher praise to Him than that, there is not. That lifts Him above all creatures and explains Paul’s words that “In ..
How frustrating and frightening it would be if a loved one has been seriously injured, and we cannot contact a doctor, ambulance, or hospital because the phone has been made useless by the storm. How much more disappointing and frightening ..
As the saying goes, “Forewarned is forearmed.” If we know that the enemy is planning to attack us, we can get ready to defend ourselves and will not be caught by surprise. And the more we know about the enemy ..
As time passes by, words obtain new meanings. When the queen of Sheba came to visit Solomon we read in I Kings 10:2, “And she came to Jerusalem with a great train.” Surely what we call a train today is ..
The truth we must hold on to with all our might is the teaching of Scripture that salvation from beginning to end, in every part, and from every point of view, is God’s work. That we must be saved means ..
If the world looks down on you and despises you because you love God’s commandments, and show this before their eyes, you may be sure that you are going to be troubled and have anguish. The psalmist experienced this and ..
Because we are inclined to forget that which does not interest us, we need to have certain things repeated. But even when we have not forgotten a truth, there are times when it needs to be stated again for emphasis. ..
Are you jealous? Well, you should be. No, you may not be jealous of what your neighbor has. God’s law, which is righteous, forbids us to covet anything the neighbor has. And the first table of the law forbids us ..