Studying God’s Honor

“The last thing, brothers, is that whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is upright, whatever is holy, whatever is lovely, whatever is praiseworthy, if there is virtue and if there is praise, think on these things.” (Philippians 4:8) Though in English the words praise and praiseworthy come from the same root, Paul employs two… Read More

Yahweh is Lifted Up!

“But you are elevated eternally, Yahweh.” (Psalm 92:9 [verse 8 in English])   God is lifted up! He reigns on high! There is no god like our God, he is the great Yahweh, who sets his throne in the heavens and makes the earth his footstool. Can we not praise him highly enough? Will we… Read More

Reverence, the Image of God, and Politics

“revere all, love the brotherhood, fear God, revere the king.” (1 Peter 2:17)               Reverence is a term that we hardly ever apply to life anymore, especially not toward others and even more especially not toward the king (or president and governors…).  Reverence denotes placing a high value on someone’s head.  For example, if… Read More