Devotions In Job: July 8th

Exposition: This statement is utterly hopeless without the cross. If God's justice is as pure and perfect as Bildad has already stated in verses 3-4 then Job must be pure and upright to perfection in order to be restored. That is a standard to high to reach for the human soul. The Gospel slightly edits … Continue reading Devotions In Job: July 8th

His Heart Trembled for the Ark of God

"When he arrived, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road watching, for his heart trembled for the ark of God."1 Samuel 4:13 (ESV) We find Eli watching helplessly as the Philistines wage war against his people, Israel (1 Samuel 4:10-11). There is so much at stake! Lives could be lost! Israel's national welfare … Continue reading His Heart Trembled for the Ark of God

Thoughts on God: His Eternality

God is eternal. In fact, He is the only being or thing that is truly eternal. Even heaven, hell, angels, demons, and the human soul can only be considered eternal in a futuristic context. All of these things, though they have no end, did have a beginning. Only God is without beginning and without end. … Continue reading Thoughts on God: His Eternality

Salvation Belongs to the Lord (Psalm 3)

There is a lot of practical, applicational value for us in this Psalm. How many are your foes? No matter what your situation in life is, you have many foes and they are constantly rising against you. First, most of us can think of very real and physical foes who wish to do us harm. … Continue reading Salvation Belongs to the Lord (Psalm 3)

These Hands

These hands have ruined everything they have touched. These ears have heard the cry, "Guilty!", from God the Just. These eyes have witnessed things they can't unsee. This tongue can tell the awful taste those things always leave. This nose has smelled the awful stench from my rotten heart. It beats a little softer every … Continue reading These Hands

Philippians 1:15-20: Christ Exalted By Any Means

These verses reveal two main themes to Paul's life and ministry. While he was in prison he could have been worrying himself about his own condition. Instead, his concern was for the proclamation and exaltation of Christ by any means necessary. That Christ Is Proclaimed "What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense … Continue reading Philippians 1:15-20: Christ Exalted By Any Means

Home

My newest original song is titled "Home." I have been thinking and writing a lot about Heaven and our future hope lately. I hope you are blessed and inspired by it! The song ends with the chorus of my favorite hymn, Softly and Tenderly (by Will L. Thompson, Public Domain). Click above to listen. Lyrics … Continue reading Home