True Liberty: A Letter to the Editor on the Coming Election

Mr. Editor: It has been on my heart for some time, to put the coming election into proper perspective. To that end, I request the opportunity to address the community by means of your publication. (Thank you.) The Scriptures teach that a Christian should pray for the authorities in order to “lead a quiet and … More True Liberty: A Letter to the Editor on the Coming Election

The Fight for Life: A Meditation on Psalm 119:153-160

“Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget Thy law” (Psalm 119:153). Life. The word itself speaks of all that is good, of all that makes existence worth having. Not all who exist truly live. Those in hell exist, but they endure endless punishment in what is called “the second death.” Not … More The Fight for Life: A Meditation on Psalm 119:153-160

Confidence through Continuance: A Meditation on Psalm 119:145-152

“I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep Thy statutes” (Psalm 119:145). Are you frustrated with your prayer life?  Does it seem to be lacking in confidence, being more of a routine than a reality?  How blessed would it be to pray, “Hear my voice!” (v. 149), and then to … More Confidence through Continuance: A Meditation on Psalm 119:145-152

Multiculturalism, Equality, and the Unfair Position of the Jew

“To the Jew first, and also to the Greek” (Romans 1:16). The horseshoe of privilege ringed the room, with white, privileged males inhabiting one end and minority females on the other end.  Near the females stood a minority male, who carefully explained to the group that privilege resembled a baseball bat.  Those who have the … More Multiculturalism, Equality, and the Unfair Position of the Jew

An Appeal to Earnest Young Men to Pursue God with Us at the Log College

“Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and believed; but his father was a Greek: which was well reported of by the brethren that were at Lystra and Iconium.  Him would Paul have to go forth … More An Appeal to Earnest Young Men to Pursue God with Us at the Log College

Righteous God, Righteous Law: A Meditation on Psalm 119:137-144

“Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments” (Psalm 119:137). In our culture, we Christians often feel small and insignificant, due to the relentless pace of relativism.  What was true and right yesterday is no longer true and right today; and what is true and right today for one person may not be … More Righteous God, Righteous Law: A Meditation on Psalm 119:137-144

From the Light of God’s Word to the Light of God’s Face: A Meditation on Psalm 119:129-136

“Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them” (Psalm 119:129). It is not uncommon for Christians today, especially older Christians, to bemoan the rebellion of our culture.  In its purest form, it is grief over the moral death of a nation, and is well expressed by the words that close out this stanza: … More From the Light of God’s Word to the Light of God’s Face: A Meditation on Psalm 119:129-136

Help for the Oppressed: A Meditation on Psalm 119:121-128

“I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors” (Psalm 119:121). Oppression is the abuse of authority in trampling those underneath.  According to the apostle Peter, oppression often occurs within slavery, whenever slaves under a harsh master “endure grief, suffering wrongfully” (1 Peter 2:19).  Broadening this principle, oppression occurs whenever lawful authority … More Help for the Oppressed: A Meditation on Psalm 119:121-128

Encouragement towards Evangelism: A Meditation on Isaiah 42:6-7

“I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison … More Encouragement towards Evangelism: A Meditation on Isaiah 42:6-7

Strong Protection through Strong Affections: A Meditation on Psalm 119:113-120

“I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love” (Psalm 119:113). Literally, this stanza begins: “Branched ones, I hate; but Your law, I love.”  In other words, I hate those who cannot make up their mind about You, O God, whether You are good enough and wise enough to obey or not; but as … More Strong Protection through Strong Affections: A Meditation on Psalm 119:113-120