God’s Flowing Love For His Sheep

God’s Flowing Love For His Sheep

As David thinks over who the Lord is for him and what the Lord has done for him, he comes to one conclusion at the beginning of Psalm 23:6—most certainly goodness and mercy will pursue him all of his days.  Goodness is anything that enhances someone’s welfare,...
The Greater David Had Greater Suffering

The Greater David Had Greater Suffering

The ridicule Christ experienced while dying on the cross was not only cruel, but it contained the most twisted and perverted assessments of reality, coupled with some of the greatest expressions of unbelief ever to be uttered on the face of the earth.  For example, in...
The Exhaustively Sanctifying Word of God

The Exhaustively Sanctifying Word of God

Apparently, the author of Ps. 119 prizes the word to the same extent as David does in Ps. 19:7.  Listen to this sampling—Ps. 119:25 My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word!…28 My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to your...
Man’s Place in the Universe

Man’s Place in the Universe

If we think over David’s words in Ps. 8:3-4, here’s what we walk away with: In comparison to God’s expansive universe, man is pretty small and insignificant. Has any thought like that come across our minds this past week or even since the turn of the new year? ...
How One Honors the Son is Determinative

How One Honors the Son is Determinative

Ultimately, Psalm 2 challenges us to consider how we honor God’s Son, Jesus Christ as Lord of our lives.  And then after we engage in a self-assessment, we must consider how others in our sphere of influence treat the Son.  The NT tells us that…Whoever believes...
What the Blessed Life Looks Like

What the Blessed Life Looks Like

We would all do well to consider if we living the blessed life according to Psalm 1.  In other words, do you have true happiness; an abiding, joyful contentment?  Some might respond: “Not really, but I can’t fathom how that can happen by following what this Psalm...