In the passage we read today from Exodus, we learn that “the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle And Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled on it, and the … More What is God’s greatest pleasure?
What does it mean to seek after God? How does one pursue the Almighty? Sam Storms, Enjoying God Ministries, explores Psalm 34. He notes six things to consider as essential in pursuing God. Here are the highlights. Read the entire article. First, celebrate God (vv. 1-3)! Observe the passion and intensity of David’s worship. “I will bless the … More Pursuing God 101
Though evil is sweet in his mouth, though he hides it under his tongue, though he is loath to let it go and holds it in his mouth, yet his food is turned in his stomach; it is the venom of cobras within him. —Job 20:12-14 Sam Storms, of Enjoying God Ministries, comments: Zophar uses vivid … More It may taste good now…
So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so … More Astounding love!
Sam Storms comments on Eliphaz’s Second Speech (Job 15) A rebuke – 15:1-16 1. For Job’s irreverent talk – vv. 1-6 He ridicules Job, insisting that his words flow from a belly filled with hot air rather than from his mind or heart, the center of reason. “You have belched out useless words that will … More Who is full of hot air?
Here is Part 2 from a commentary on Psalm 148-150 by Sam Storms of Enjoying God Ministries: Second, the focus of such adoration is always and ever God alone for who he is and what he’s done. We do not worship the world or revere the reflection. We fix our hearts on the Original, the … More The focus of praise
Over the course of the next three days, I will post parts of a commentary on Psalm 148-150 by Sam Storms of Enjoying God Ministries. Here is Part 1: Psalms 148-150 are too lengthy for me to include in the text of this meditation, and too important for any of us to ignore. So I … More Worship is a universal privilege
The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names. Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. The Lord lifts up the humble; he casts the wicked to the ground. —Psalm 147:2-6 … More He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Sam Storms’ meditation on the greatness of God can be found at Enjoying God Ministries: David begins with God’s greatness (vv. 3, 6b), a word that is horribly overused in our day and applied to anything from deodorant to the most obnoxious professional athlete. Historically, many have taken the adjective Great and made it part of their name: Alexander the … More Who alone is great?
Sam Storms, of Enjoying God Ministries: Just when I think I might have God ever so slightly figured out, he pulls a surprise on me that shatters and confuses and discombobulates what little understanding I have of him. I’m a theologian by trade, so its my responsibility and calling (and joy) in life to do … More Sam Storms: Just when I think I might have God ever so slightly figured out….