The World in Submission

“Hear, O kings! Listen, O dignitaries! I, to Yahweh, I will sing and sing praise to Yahweh, the God of Israel. Yahweh, in your going out from Siyr, in your confident stride from the field of Edom, the ground shook and also the heavens flowed down — also the clouds flowed with water. The mountains… Read More

Bowing in Submission

“in order that at the name of Jesus every knee would be bent in heavenly places and in earthly places and in places under the earth and every tongue would admit that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father.” (Philippians 2:10-11) And all of God’s people said, “AMEN!” This is one… Read More

God Reigns from His Holy Throne

“God reigns over the peoples; God sits upon his holy throne.” (Psalm 47:9 {verse 8 in English translations})   The plain theme of God’s lordship and rulership over his creation continues through this verse as we move through the psalm — God is worthy of our praise — he alone is King and Ruler and… Read More

A Man Under Authority

“And he said, ‘I am a servant of Abraham.’” (Genesis 24:34) “‘And I am also a man under authority having soldiers under myself. I say to this one, “Go,” and he goes and to another one, “Come,” and he comes. And to my servant, “Do this,” and he does it.’ And Jesus hearing this marveled… Read More

The Active and Passive Obedience of Isaac – A Shadow of Christ

“In this way they came to the place which God had told him and there Abraham built the altar and arranged the wood on it. He bound Isaac, his son, and set him on the altar on top of the wood. Then Abraham stretched forth his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.”… Read More

‘You are a dead man!’: Genesis 20:3

“And God went in to Abimelek in a dream by night saying to him, ‘Behold, you are dead over the woman you took for she is married to a husband.’” (Genesis 20:3)   Just as God did before, once again he protects the purity of Sarah. God ensures that the woman who will be the… Read More