Through this experiential saying on hope and the heart, we gain understanding into our nature as humans, helping us to live rightly as God's redeemed people in this world.Continue
Westminster Seminary California President Dr. W. Robert Godfrey continues an 8-part devotional series titled, "Seeking God with the Psalmist."Continue
Dr. Eswine exposited Ecclesiastes 9:13-16. First, we must learn to come alongside our congregation and show care and love for them in God’s grace as we apply the wisdom we learn from His creation and providence as Jesus exemplified. Secondly, we are called to become wise men ourselves and be content with being small and insignificant in the eyes of the world but known and loved by God.Continue
How much does the world influence how we respond to personal attacks and vitriol? Wisdom literature provides us with an infrequently tried response, namely, silence.Continue
Westminster Seminary California President Dr. W. Robert Godfrey begins an 8-part devotional series titled, "Seeking God with the Psalmist."Continue
In this President's Chapel, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey exhorts from Deuteronomy 4:1-10.Continue
Visible results cannot serve as the basis for our confidence in ministry, for they are often deceptive or delayed. Our confidence in ministry can only come from faith in the power and promises of God.Continue
The Preacher of Ecclesiastes cautions us not to be overly optimistic about wisdom and its power. Even though wisdom works well, time and chance can spoil the benefits of wisdom and a little bit of folly can destroy wisdom’s power.Continue
This devotion will suggest that “steadfastness” or “perseverance” is the right notion for James 5:11, not “the patience” of Job. Furthermore, this suggests that James is referring to Canonical Job in its unity, not just the first part of Job.Continue
Psalms 1 and 2 form a two-paneled door which opens on the riches of the Christian life illustrated in the Psalter. The only way into the truly happy life is through the door of wisdom, which is through Christ who is himself the Way and the Life.
In Job 38 Yahweh accepts Job's challenge to justify himself on condition that Job can prove that he has standing to bring suit against Almighty God.
How much is enough? In this prayer, we are reminded that we should not be seeking abundance or lack, but sufficiency. Sufficiency prevents us from being prideful or greedy, but allows us to find satisfaction in God alone.Continue
The father seeks to fortify his son against the power of seduction by vividly portraying the consequences of sexual sins, especially adultery, and the joys of proper sexuality with one's wife.Continue
The Reformed know that the Psalms teach the Faith and we delight in them.Continue