Matthew 23:11-12: “The Power of Service – An MLK Day Devotional”

“The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” -Matthew 23:11-12 (ESV) Do you ever feel small in comparison to the world’s problems? If so, you’re not alone. In a world filled with so many daunting and overwhelming heartaches, difficulties, and challenges, its … Continue reading Matthew 23:11-12: “The Power of Service – An MLK Day Devotional”

Resource Review: The CSB Study Bible

https://smile.amazon.com/Study-Bible-Hardcover-Bibles-Holman/dp/1433648091/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=CSB+STudy+Bible&qid=1610762898&sr=8-1 Also available for purchase from Christian Book Distributors: Click Here Also available for purchase from LifeWay Christian Resources: Click Here Download a Free Sample of the CSB Study Bible available from Holman Bible Publishers: Click Here Resource Review: The CSB Study Bible One of the most valuable resources I have discovered for biblical study … Continue reading Resource Review: The CSB Study Bible

Isaiah 55:8-9: Trusting and Knowing

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” -Isaiah 55:8-9 (ESV) Some years ago, I had a colleague who was in his office prior … Continue reading Isaiah 55:8-9: Trusting and Knowing

A Review of Moisés Silva’s “God, Language, and Scripture: Reading the Bible in the light of General Linguistics.”

Silva, Moisés, God, Language, and Scripture: Reading the Bible in the light of General Linguistics. Foundations of Contemporary Interpretation. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1990. 160 pp. $18.99. Paperback. ISBN 0-310-40951-9 https://www.amazon.com/God-Language-Scripture-Moises-Silva/dp/0310409519/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1YA7FOZ3OGZKI&dchild=1&keywords=god%2C+language%2C+and+scripture&qid=1610467215&sprefix=God%2C+Language%2Caps%2C177&sr=8-1 Also available from Christian Book Distributors: Click Here Biographical Sketch of the Author Moisés Silva is a Cuban-born American biblical scholar and translator. Silva served … Continue reading A Review of Moisés Silva’s “God, Language, and Scripture: Reading the Bible in the light of General Linguistics.”

Luke 19:28-40: “A King on a Colt”

“And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, he sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village in front of you, where on entering you will find a colt tied, on … Continue reading Luke 19:28-40: “A King on a Colt”

A Review of D. A. Carson’s Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Edition

Book Information Carson, D. A., Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Ed.Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 1996. 146 pp. $16.99. Paperback. ISBN 978-0-8010-2086-5 https://smile.amazon.com/Exegetical-Fallacies-D-Carson/dp/0801020867/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?dchild=1&keywords=exegetical+fallacies%2C+second+edition+d.a.+carson&qid=1608433501&sr=8-1-fkmr1 Biographical Sketch of the Author D. A. Carson is emeritus professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Carson holds the Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University, the Master of Divinity degree … Continue reading A Review of D. A. Carson’s Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Edition

Romans 1:1-4: The Calling of Christ

“Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God—  which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures— concerning his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who was a descendant of David according to the flesh and was appointed to be the powerful Son of … Continue reading Romans 1:1-4: The Calling of Christ

The Triumph of the Wicked? Thoughts on Psalm 73

“Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For they have no pangs until death; their bodies are fat and sleek. … Continue reading The Triumph of the Wicked? Thoughts on Psalm 73

The Blessing of Forgiveness

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com “Be gracious to me, God, according to your faithful love; according to your abundant compassion, blot out my rebellion.” - Psalm 51:1 (CSB) When you think of the sweetest, most precious word in the English language, what word comes to your mind? That’s likely not an easy question for you … Continue reading The Blessing of Forgiveness