Faithful Obedience, Not Miracles

“When Herod beheld Jesus, he was very pleased for he had wanted, for a long time, to see him because he had heard about him and he hoped that he might do some sign for him. So, he questioned him with many words, but he would not answer him.” (Luke 23:8-9)   We all want… Read More

The Living and the Dead (Psalm 115:17-18)

“The dead do not praise Yahweh, nor do any who go down in silence. But we will bless Yahweh from now unto eternity— Praise Yahweh!” (Psalm 115:17-18 )               I think that as Christians, we must be careful to redefine the words “living” and “dead” in a way that more clearly demonstrates reality.  You… Read More

Create a Clean Heart in Me: Psalm 51 (part 11)

“A heart that is clean, you must create in me, O God; and a spirit that is steadfast, you must continually renew in my being.” (Psalm 51:12 {Psalm 51:10 in English Bibles})   Oh, how little man can do on his own!  It is God who providentially equips him to do anything of lasting value. … Read More