We are a people of promise. For centuries, God prepared people for the coming of his Son, our only hope for life. At Christmas we celebrate the fulfillment of the promises God made—that he would give a way to draw…Continue Reading
Here is a three-second experience that might encourage you.
I was sitting at my desk slowly reading and praying over Job 29 and 30. The thought came over me that at this moment I am pain-free. In fact, I feel…Continue Reading
I gave a presentation at the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, last month titled "Why God Is Not a Megalomaniac in Demanding to Be Worshiped."
It is probably the shortest public presentation I have made in…Continue Reading
When Absalom rebelled against his father David, Ziba lied about Mephibosheth and stole his inheritance.
Mephibosheth was Jonathan’s son. David, as you remember, loved Jonathan. So he had promised to let Mephibosheth eat at his royal table all his life.
The vision in Daniel 8 is appalling. The great beastly enemy of God is allowed to kill huge numbers of saints.
His power shall be great...and he shall cause fearful destruction and shall succeed in what he does, and destroy…
If I want my own way rather than God’s, it is quite obvious that I shall want my own way rather than the other man’s. A man does not assert his independence of God to surrender it to a fellow…
The apostle Peter writes,
Husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be…