Blessed are the Pure in Heart

       The Sermon on the Mount’s beatitudes do far more than portray the essential characteristics of a righteous person.  The promises they contain are most extraordinary—“theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (vv. 3, 10); “they shall be comforted” (v. 4); “they shall inherit the…

Purposeful Living

  Life is what you choose to make of it.  Living soberly, righteously, and godly in this present age does not occur accidentally.  It requires flint-like (Isaiah 50:7), steadfast (Luke 9:51) determination.  Godly living is achieved via the backbone, not the wishbone.    Send article…

A Royal Wedding–Part 1

A Royal Wedding—Part 1      Through the centuries, the pomp and pageantry of royal weddings have been of keen interest to many people.  Nothing within the superscription or the text of Psalm 45 indicates the specific persons involved in the wedding that is the occasion…