Jehovah and the Stars

       To the naked eye, there are about 3-4,000 stars that can be seen on a clear, dark night.  With a good pair of binoculars, that number rises to around 200,000.  With a small personal telescope about 15,000,000 are visible.  To the eyes of…

Jehovah’s Utter Uniqueness

       Within the book of Psalms there is an untiring effort made to emphasize the utter uniqueness of Jehovah.  Psalm 147:2-6 is yet another focus upon the preeminent distinctiveness, and thus complete worthiness, of Jehovah.  Here, it is written: “The Lord builds up Jerusalem; He gathers…

Three Vivid Adjectives of Worship

       The second psalm in the Psalter’s “Hallelujah Chorus” (Psalms 146-150) begins with a call to worship—”Praise the Lord!  For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful” (Psalm 147:1).  These three vivid adjectives proclaim a mouthful about worship….

A Rewarder of Those Who Diligently Seek Him

       There is no verdict worse than the one God pronounced on the rich man in Luke 12—“Thou fool” (v. 20).  Those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel will be punished with everlasting destruction away from the presence of…

The Uniqueness of the One True God

       There are three great names that are usually used in reference to the Creator and Ruler of our universe.  Each is used in the opening verses of Psalm 136.  “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!  For His mercy endures forever.  Oh, give thanks to the God…

The Lord is my Helper and Keeper

       The setting of Psalm 121 is of a pilgrim some distance from Jerusalem who can lift up his eyes and see the hills which encircle the temple (v. 1).  With this view on his horizon, he asks, “From whence comes my help?” (v….

Jehovah: My Rock

         Few things are as strong and durable as rock.  Granite, limestone, and marble anchor many a sturdy structure.  To illustrate the indestructability of the church, Jesus told Peter that He would build His church upon the bedrock of His deity (Matthew 16:16-18). …