One of the core teachings of Scripture (and something that really should go without saying) is that God is sovereign. He is in control of the world He has made. Nothing is outside of His power or authority. He calls the shots…. Read More ›
Month: July 2018
Does the New Testament Teach Us Not to Fear God?
In my last post we discussed the fear of the Lord as it is used in the Old Testament and especially in the book of Proverbs. But what about the New Testament? Are Christian believers still supposed to “fear” God?… Read More ›
What Does It Mean to “Fear the Lord”?
In my last post, we looked at the biblical definition of “wisdom.” True wisdom is knowing God’s design for how his creation works, and living rightly in light of that design. It’s “heavenly perspective with earthly application.” Wisdom isn’t just… Read More ›
Wisdom . . . It Sounds Great, But What Exactly Is It?
As we’re taking a look at the book of Proverbs, our goal is to grow in wisdom. But what exactly are we talking about when we talk about wisdom? It’s pretty easy to have an implicit idea of the gist… Read More ›
The Book of Proverbs: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Needs
Proverbs is one of the most popular books of the Bible, perhaps because most of the book is comprised of bite-sized nuggets of practical wisdom. In the age of Twitter and text messages, many of us love getting our daily information… Read More ›
Six Guaranteed Ways to Sabotage Your Prayers
Sometimes our prayers aren’t answered the way we’d like because of God’s plans, God’s timing, or spiritual opposition. But the Bible mentions several reasons why we ourselves are often the most significant hindrance to having our prayers answered.