Do you want to experience a “happy” new year? Psalm 1:1-6 makes it very clear what will determine that, by giving us two pictures of contrast.
On the fourth Sunday of Advent, we reflect on scriptures from the Old and New Testaments about God’s love for us. God’s love undergirds the whole Bible.
The third week of Advent is Joy. Of course, joy and happiness are two different things. Happiness is an emotion that is contingent upon circumstances.
Christ, the divine embodiment of Shalom, is the only thing that can bring this world true and lasting peace.
Waiting is the embodiment of faith—a faith that must learn to trust God’s character, His intentions, and His timing.
There’s no better time to set a precedence of gratitude toward God than during this special season. Thanksgiving ideas for Christians.
I’ve been reading through the Bible every year for close to thirty years. One of the things I have learned is that the Bible interprets itself.
It’s been said that “loneliness” is a feeling of separation. Like Frodo, the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah was required to walk a lonely road.
The psalmist’s meditation of God’s glory in all of earth’s activity fueled in him a spirit of worship—“May the glory of the Lord endure..." Psalm 104
When a person experiences persecution or suffering for the sake of Jesus, it profoundly changes their view of sin and the pursuit of the lusts of the flesh.