Beware!

“Beware of the dogs! Beware of those who work evil! Beware of the mutilators!” (Philippians 3:2) Having told the Philippian church to stand on firm ground, he now warns them about predators who will seek to draw them off of that sure ground of scripture. In the larger context, Paul is speaking of the danger… Read More

Cherishing God’s Covenant (Genesis 17:9)

“And God said to Abraham, ‘Thus you shall cherish my covenant—you and your seed after you to the generations.” (Genesis 17:9) Do we really cherish the things that God has done for us? As I interact with Christians, sometimes I wonder. How often we will tell our neighbors about an award that one of our… Read More

Erecting a Covenant

“I will erect my covenant between me and between you and between your seed who come after you through their generations as an everlasting covenant—to be God to you and to your seed after you.” (Genesis 17:7) Even the language that God uses here denotes the permanent nature of this covenant. He says, “I will… Read More