You Have Answered Me

       From Genesis to Revelation, the unanimous and abundant testimony of Scripture is that Jehovah hears and answers prayer.  Humanity’s entreaties, offered by faith and in accordance to God’s will, arise as a sweet-smelling aroma to the One who sits in utter sovereignty upon…

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…

The God of Love and Hate

     According to much of today’s popular thinking and theology, the God of love does not abhor or abominate anyone or anything (except, of course, the person who dares to say that He hates sin).  However, the Holy Scriptures are equally clear on these two…

The Unique Powers of God and His Word

       According to Psalm 147:15-18, the word of God governs nature in several unique ways.  Here, it is written, “He sends out His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.  He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes; He casts out…

God’s Pleasure

       A good indicator of a man’s character and values is what makes him laugh, cry, and angry.  Another indicator would be what it is he derives his greatest pleasure from.  According to Psalm 147:10-11, Jehovah “does not delight in the strength of the…