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With the Saints

With the Saints

The story is told of a slave in Maryland in the 1800s known as Praying Jacob. Jacob obtained the nickname due to his habit of praying three times a day, at the same time each day, regardless of where he might be and what he might be doing. One day, Jacob’s master, a...
With the Scriptures

With the Scriptures

Yesterday, we briefly considered what it means to walk with God. We looked at a few unhelpful ways to relate to God and contrasted those with the way God wishes us to relate to him. He wishes us to walk with him, to live a life of meaningful communion with him. But...
Taking a Stand

Taking a Stand

One of the things that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted is the way that far too many Christians misapply Scripture. Second Corinthians 3:13 has been misapplied to argue against wearing masks. Revelation 13 has been misapplied to warn against taking vaccines....
You Become What You Worship

You Become What You Worship

Human beings were made to reflect their Creator. Genesis 1:26 tells us that God created humans “in his image.” Humans were created as icons of God and are, by nature, reflective. By virtue of creation, we reflect what we worship. Ever since sin entered the world,...
Those Who Fear the Lord

Those Who Fear the Lord

Biblical scholars universally recognise Psalm 112 as the second of a pair, with the previous psalm being the first. Both psalms open with “Praise the LORD!” (v. 1). Both are written in Hebrew acrostic, with each line beginning with the subsequent letter of the Hebrew...
The Sorcerer’s Guide to Christianity

The Sorcerer’s Guide to Christianity

We live in an age in which we pride ourselves on acting on verifiable evidence. While certain forms of magic are trendy in some circles, mainstream society—at least as influenced by the West—considers magic and sorcery to be matters of fantasy. Sadly, many of our...