Spiritual Hedonism

       Hedonism is the belief that pleasure ought to be the goal of one’s life.  Spiritual hedonism is the belief that one’s life ought to be one continuous joy ride in communion with God.  Neither belief is taught in God’s word.    Send article…

What Living by Faith Looks Like

     One of Edgar Guest’s more famous poems begins with the line “I’d rather see a sermon.”  Like sheep, humans need a leader to follow; like young students in school, humans need a pattern to imitate.  When Jesus was asked “Who is my neighbor?”…

One of God’s “Nicknames”

     There is no Bible book that has any more frequent and more picturesque descriptions of God than does the book of Psalms.  Such metaphors as shield, rock, refuge, shelter, fortress, stronghold, shepherd, light, defense, hiding place lavishly nourish a hungry, meditative soul.  Because…

Predictive Prophecies in the Psalms

       Predictive prophecy is the seminal proof of the Bible’s divine authorship.  It is what infallibly proves that the sixty-six books of the Scriptures are unique from all others.  It is what clearly demonstrates that the Bible is the inspired, inerrant, written revelation of…

The Blessedness of Meekness

         Centuries before Jesus’ beatitude in His sermon on the mount, the Psalmist extolled the greatness and blessedness of meekness with these words: “the Lord takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the meek with salvation” (Psalm 149:4 KJV).    Send article as…