Category: Life in the Word

Christian LifeLife in the Word

Protection against Presumptuous Sin

Students of Scripture have long said that Psalm 19 is the Psalm about God’s revelation.  For example, the first six verses speak to “general revelation” while verses 7-9 speak about “divine revelation.”  The final section of the psalm (10-14) speaks of the value and proper response we should have to this revelation. All of this…

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Who Gets to Stay with God?

I was reading Psalm 15 and was struck by the question in verse one – “Who gets to stay with God and enjoy His presence?” Verses two through five answer that question in terms of outward behavior. The person who gets to enjoy God's presence must be a person who is marked by righteousness. The…

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Speak Boldness to Your Soul

Why do you say such a thing? From time to time, we need to confront our soul with this question and bring it to hear God’s answer. In Isaiah 40, such a question erupted from the mouth of a nation wearied by its own sin, battered and bruised by the consequences of those sins, and…

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