Pity the Fool

Proverbs 28:26 Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered. Trusting in your own mind, in your own heart, is the opposite of trusting in the Lord.  Look at the contrast:  be a fool or be delivered.  Remember the words of Proverbs 3:5 and 6?  … More Pity the Fool

The Only Answer

John Piper on Hebrews 9: So here we are in the modern age, the age of science, space travel—E-mail, heart transplants, instant replays, beepers, 911—and our problem is fundamentally the same as always: our consciences condemn us and make us feel unacceptable to God. We are alienated from God. We don’t feel good enough to … More The Only Answer

Unavoidable Outcome

When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, but he who restrains his lips is wise. (Pro. 10:19) Jim Bordwine comments: This is such an interesting verse. It is a verse that serves as one of the foundational principles when it comes to understanding the Biblical doctrine of language, in general, and the use of … More Unavoidable Outcome

Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out

From the ESV Study Bible Online Num. 32:23 Your sin will find you out, that is, “you will suffer for your sin.” This statement assumes that God, in his providential knowledge and sovereign oversight of all things, always knows whether his people are faithful and will not endure unfaithfulness among them.

Is God’s Glory Cheap?

Dr. John Piper preached through a sermon series on the book of Romans that spanned eight and a half years, and has preached 15 messages just from Chapter 3 of Romans!  Here is a portion of one, “God Vindicated His Righteousness in the Death of Christ” that relates directly to Psalm 51 which we read today … More Is God’s Glory Cheap?

Biblical Leprosy-Shedding Light on the Disease that Shuns

Biblical Leprosy: Shedding Light on the Disease that Shuns by Dr. Alan Gillen, found at the Answers in Genesis website: Disease is a constant reminder of just how much things have changed since God pronounced a curse on the earth. At first, everything was “very good,” but Adam’s sin brought death and decay into the world. … More Biblical Leprosy-Shedding Light on the Disease that Shuns