The Transforming Effect of What We Worship

The Transforming Effect of What We Worship

In Ps. 115:4, the Psalmist explains that the nations’ idols (their objects of worship) are manufactured by man’s hands through the fabrication of things the one, true God has created, like gold and silver. These idols need to be spruced up to look good to the eyes of...
How to Hope Like a Christian

How to Hope Like a Christian

So how are we to think about God’s reign as it relates to our present time and as it relates to the future reign of the final David, who is the Messiah? This is a question of utter importance right now for there are many Christians who deny the straightforward sense...
The Glory of God’s Slowness to Anger

The Glory of God’s Slowness to Anger

In the 2nd line of Ps. 103:8, David writes that Yahweh is slow to anger. It’s an interesting Hebrew phrase, which literally reads, long-nosed. It means it takes a long time to reach a flaring up of the nostrils. The opposite of this is similar to when we describe...