His Righteousness Alone

What does it look like to be a righteous person? The word “righteousness” appears nearly a hundred times in the New Testament. Its emphasis is typically focused on the ideas of justice, rightness, and fairness. The ancient philosopher Aristotle described righteousness as “uprightness [consisting] of that which is lawful and fair” (EN 5, 1, 8, … More His Righteousness Alone

Rehoboam: The Scorpion King

There’s nothing quite as important as a first impression. Now depending on the personalities involved, you may be able to recover to some degree, but first impressions are rarely forgotten. In the Scriptures, we find that one of Rehoboam’s first acts as king (insofar as the Bible records for us) was an absolute train wreck. … More Rehoboam: The Scorpion King

Suffering Saints

There are few mysteries as confounding as that of suffering. We encounter it regularly. Whether it be the natural sort, by means of sickness or bodily pain, or even the more sinister sort when we consider the atrocities people commit willingly against one another. Suffering seems to be as common as birds of the air, … More Suffering Saints

The Centrality of Easter

This Sunday, nearly every church around the world will focus on the most important doctrine of the Christian faith: the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Now for many, Easter Sunday will be just another day. This is not unusual seeing how the majority of humanity went about in a “business as usual” sort of … More The Centrality of Easter

The King Who Sang

There are few figures in Scripture as notable as David. Even today, people unfamiliar with the Scriptures as a whole have at least heard that phrase, “The LORD is my shepherd…” (Psalm 23:1). David was a prolific song writer and the Psalms are one of the church’s greatest heirlooms. Even more than a simple musician … More The King Who Sang