Psalm 96: Praying Through The Psalms

Sing to Yahweh a new song! Sing to Yahweh, all the earth. Sing to Yahweh! Bless his name! Proclaim his salvation from day to day (Ps. 96:1-2, WEB)." It is good to sing to Yahweh. For He is the King of kings and the Lord of lords. The whole earth was created by His wisdom... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Do Not Be Anxious But Rejoice In The Lord

The book of Philippians was written by the Apostle Paul while he was first imprisoned in Rome around 61 A.D. The clear theme of his letter focused on encouraging believers to rejoice in the Lord. Ironically, here is Paul in prison, being persecuted for his faith---while exhorting believers to rejoice in the Lord. He exemplifies... Continue Reading →

Poem: God is Good All The Time

Righteous Lord Your heart leans toward Giving abundant grace To the human race. Blessed Savior You changed my behavior. Setting me free from sin So I could be born again. Blessed Redeemer You make me a dreamer. Reaching lofty goals To share Jesus to lost souls. Heavenly King I will forever sing To you enthroned... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Teach About Tattoos?

Tattoos are more popular than ever before. Did you know that as many as 145 million Americans (44%) have a tattoo? According to the Wall Street Journal, the number of people getting tattoos are increasing 7.7% annually. Since this practice affects most of the culture, it's important to ask: What does the Bible say about... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 10

Brothers and sisters, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved. 2 For I can testify about them that they are zealous for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge. 3 Since they did not know the righteousness of God and sought to establish their own, they did not submit... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 8

Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. 3 When a person is guilty of breaking the law---they are convicted of a crime. A conviction is the same as one who is... Continue Reading →

Psalm 147: Praying Through The Psalms

Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel (Ps. 147:1-2). Heavenly Father, you are worthy to receive honor and praise from our lips. For it is fitting and right to praise you. For... Continue Reading →

The Bible Story That Led Me To Trust In Jesus For Salvation

The year was 2007. It was a sunny November morning. I brewed coffee and sat down in my brown leather chair next to the window. I just moved into this new house a few blocks away from the university I attended. My old friends would call me every now and then to ask me to... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Trusting God In The Midst Of A Pandemic

"Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture." -Psalm 37:3 In the year 2020, COVID-19 changed the world. Face masks were required in public. Travel was restricted. The world became less stable and more politically divided. Socialization was decreased because of social distancing while fear continually rose. Many... Continue Reading →

Poem: A Righteous Prayer

Two men went to the temple to pray. One a Pharisee. The other a tax collector. The religious man stood tall and exclaimed. Holy God, I stand before you unashamed. For I fast twice a week and give my tithe. I am not a robber, adulterer, or evildoer. I am not like that tax collector... Continue Reading →

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