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
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
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?
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?