A Faithful Father

Repeatedly, the Bible speaks of God as “Father,” and while we sometimes think of this as a New Testament distinction, we find this language in the Old Testament as well — God is the Father of Israel (Hosea 11:1), the father of the Messiah (Psalm 89:26), and the father of the fatherless (Psalm 68:5). Nevertheless,… Read More

My Mouth Will Declare Your Praise: Psalm 51 (part 16)

“Oh Lord, my lips you will open, and my mouth will declare your praise.” (Psalm 51:17 {Psalm 51:15 in English Bibles})   Loved ones, hear these words of David, and hear them well.  When it comes to your worship, and what the writer of Hebrews calls your “sacrifice of praise” (Hebrews 13:15), the value and… Read More