Monthly Archives: October 2013

Waiting For Our King

Psalm 110:1 opens: “The LORD says to my Lord: ‘Sit at My right hand, until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.’” As Jesus makes clear in the New Testament (Matthew 22:41-46) this is a Messianic Psalm — … Continue reading

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Two Sides of the Coin

Psalm 109:17 shows us “two sides of the coin” of sin, both sins of “commission” and of “omission”: “He also loved cursing, so it came to him. And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him”. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health, by Donald S. Whitney

I read Don Whitney’s Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health for a small-group class on Sunday mornings at Trinity Baptist in Norman this year. I understand that it has been used for some time by several ministers and in … Continue reading

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Praise The Lord — AND Pass the Ammunition!

Psalm 108:13 says: “Through God we shall do valiantly, and it is HE who shall tread down our enemies.” As important as the truth in this verse is about having our hope and trust in God, it should not be … Continue reading

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The Little Condo on the Prairie (10-28-13)

AN OLD JOKE Cheryl & I went over to my sister’s apartment to change some light bulbs that had burned out. When we got back, Michael walked into the room and greeted us with: “How many parents does it take … Continue reading

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God’s Providential Timing

I Samuel 23:26 sounds like a scene right out of an action movie: David is on one side of a mountain, and Saul and his army on the other, in hot pursuit! But just when things are about to come … Continue reading

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Not of This World

Hebrews 11:9 says, “By faith he (Abraham) lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land …”. The Bible tells us that Abraham lived in the Promised Land, but he was different than the inhabitants … Continue reading

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