Fearing God. 2 choices.

Proverbs 9:10 tells  the beginning of a tale, that “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”  Really, fear leads to wisdom?  How does that work?  Rather than just think about it, let’s read about it is a real story with real people. Joshua 4:19…

He is not here!

As I look upon the Easter Weekend and this verse in Matthew 28, I am struck by “He is not here!” Well then, where is he? He is seated at the right hand of God the Father (Luke 22:69). To be accurate, that is not actually what the text says in Matthew, but that is…

A response to the doxology

“Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise him, all creatures here below; Praise him above, ye heavenly host Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  Amen.” What does this song, penned in 1674 by Thomas Ken tell me? It tells me to offer praise. What is praise? I call it an expression identifying the recipients worth,…