Renewing Our Commitment to Biblical Authority

Yesterday, we examined three important truths that emerge in Psalm 19:7. We learned that the Word of God is perfect, that it is the means of conversion and that God’s Word is reliable and trustworthy. God’s Word is the anchor that enables us to stand firm in a culture that scoffs at the notion ofContinue reading “Renewing Our Commitment to Biblical Authority”

Standing on the Authority of God’s Word

As we embark on yet another year, the challenges before us may seem daunting. We live in a culture that relies heavily on hunches, intuitions, and feelings. The emphasis on the subjective has led many to deny biblical Christianity and reject any notion of truth. The witty British writer, G.K. Chesterton poetically described the plightContinue reading “Standing on the Authority of God’s Word”

The Bucket List

The Bucket List, starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson is about two very different men who are both diagnosed with terminal diseases. One of the men, upon learning of his condition, decides to draft a “bucket list.” The list would include achievements and things to see before he “kicks the bucket.” After viewing the film,Continue reading “The Bucket List”

Worship the King!

Imagine the opportunity to visit the highest court in the land – the United States Supreme Court. You have the privilege of meeting some of the most influential men and women in our country. These judges have positions of power and authority that most can scarcely understand. But in an ironic twist, you approach theContinue reading “Worship the King!”

I Am a Complementarian

Scripture affirms that men and women are equal in importance and personhood, created in the image of God, and created to reflect his glory (Gen. 1:26-27; Isa. 43:7). Scripture affirms important distinctions of roles between men and women and establishes a biblical framework for authority, including male headship, which was instituted prior to the FallContinue reading “I Am a Complementarian”

The Happiness of God – Part 3

God is eternally happy. Over the past few days, we have been learning about the reality of God’s happiness and the reasons for God’s happiness. We conclude this brief study by focusing on our response to this happy God. The Response to our Happy God I’m convinced that one of the biggest reasons that manyContinue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 3”

The Happiness of God – Part 2

Jonathan Edwards helps us comprehend the reality of God’s happiness: “It is of infinite importance … to know what kind of being God is. For he is … the only fountain of our true happiness …”1 Notice, then, several reasons for God’s happiness. The Reasons for God’s Happiness God finds happiness in himself The primaryContinue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 2”

The Happiness of God – Part 1

In the film, Chariots of Fire, Eric Liddell is criticized for his desire to train for the Olympic games. In the midst of their discussion, his sister Jennie essentially accuses Liddell of having a problem with idolatry. Liddell utters these words that prove to be the best line in the movie: God made me fast,Continue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 1”

“Dancing” in the Cemetery: A Meditation on the Death of Rush Limbaugh

The news of conservative talk show host, Rush Limbaugh’s death prompted responses around the country. He was affectionately referred to as “the Babe Ruth of talk radio.” Sean Hannity said, “He was an innovator. He was a pioneer. He was a trailblazer. He was a great patriot.” Mark Levin referred to Limbaugh as “our GeorgeContinue reading ““Dancing” in the Cemetery: A Meditation on the Death of Rush Limbaugh”