Thanksgiving is Expressed in Shouting to the LORD - "Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands!" We shout when we watch our favorite baseball players hit a home run, or when our football team scores a touchdown, but it seems that Christians in our culture rarely shout to the LORD in gratitude. … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Meditation on Psalm 100
Who Can Stand? A Meditation on Psalm 130:1-3
Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD; Lord, hear my voice! … Continue reading Who Can Stand? A Meditation on Psalm 130:1-3
Is Our Worship Good Enough for God?
In this day and age, many churches have spent a lot of time considering or debating, the question, "Which musical style is best for worship?" But I would like to pose a more crucial question regarding worship. Is God pleased with any of our worship, considering how sinful we are? Are even our best efforts … Continue reading Is Our Worship Good Enough for God?
Is God Selfish to Seek Worship and to Act for His Own Glory?
He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and no unrighteousness is in Him -- John 7:18 In 1998, during my first semester at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, I was in a car accident and was taken from the scene … Continue reading Is God Selfish to Seek Worship and to Act for His Own Glory?