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Category Archives: psalms
“Behold, children are a heritage (gift NASB) from the LORD, the fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3). The reason that humans can reproduce is because God gave them this ability. He could have made them without this … Continue reading
“It is good for Christians to rejoice. We have much in which to rejoice. Paul wrote, “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again, I will say, rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4). However, there are some things in which we should not rejoice. We … Continue reading
Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly. Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1. David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading
“Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed” (Psalm 85:10). If God demanded righteous according to truth without mercy there could be no peace. This is true because “all have sinned and fall short of the glory … Continue reading
The book of Psalms is filled with expressions of thanks to God. The words “thanks” and “thanksgiving” appear 30 times in the book of Psalms. Nave’s topical Bible classifies 37 Psalms as Psalms which offer thanksgiving to God (9, 18, … Continue reading
There is frequently a cry of moral equivalency between Islam and Christianity. “Muslims have been violent, but so have Christians. Muslims are waging jihad, but what about the crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, and the Conquistadors? The Quran teaches warfare, but so … Continue reading
Some think that it is primarily the government’s or the church’s responsibility to care for those in need. I have seen church members, who were able to relieve a family member in need, refuse to do so themselves, but instead … Continue reading
Reading the Psalms can be a spiritually rewarding exercise. The Psalms contain rich examples of the proper attitude towards: (1) God — “As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O God” (Psalm 42:1). … Continue reading
Jesus once said, “You search the scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me” (John 5:39). Let’s look once more at what the Psalms say about Jesus. Chief Cornerstone Psalm … Continue reading