July 15: Great Is the Lord

The words of this anthem come from verses in Psalm 48, a psalm of the Sons of Korah. Since the psalm spends most of its time lauding the city of Jerusalem and the temple, it is one of those psalms…

July 8: Strange Fire

Offerings can be rather dangerous things. Perhaps it would be better stated: where our hearts are when we bring offerings can be rather dangerous. God instituted offerings to prefigure the sacrifice of Christ, which would cover our sin once and…

July 1: On Being Isaac

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be Isaac? It would have been difficult for him to be unspoiled. Daddy was rich. He was Momma and Daddy’s long-awaited child — probably constantly reminded how God had promised his…

June 24: Laying Our Isaacs Down

Abraham was both a special man and a common man. His specialness was derived from the fact that God chose him to begin a walk of faith that resulted in the birth of the Messiah and the redemption from sin….

June 17: Victory Is Mine

Have you heard rumors of a victorious life, or is that something you know by experience? This is an important question because, according to the Bible, we do have victory in Jesus. Very often it feels to us like it…