The whole duty of man is to fear God, remember him and keep his commands. This was the original calling of man in Eden. It was about turning creation into a culture: to extend the kingdom of His majesty.
Looking towards the future has transformative power on our present life. With perspective comes purpose. With purpose comes hope.
A wise heart is a joyful heart. And a joyful heart is a humble heart that trusts in God.
The Bible teaches wisdom by illustrating its opposite, folly. For the Christian, wisdom is not only appropriate actions, but an understanding that our lives are bound up with Christ.
The wise person is competent in handling God's Word. He knows God's Word and how to apply it. He understands life, the world, himself, and other people.
The basis of life and culture is the interpretive principle given to us by God in creation. We cannot derive truth from subjective personal experience.
There is a mystery to God's providence. We cannot fully understand what God is doing in the world simply by observing what is happening in the world.
Know your heart and recognize the sin in it. God's grace reaches to the depths of our weakness and affords us a way of escape.
We can never appreciate the almighty strength of Christ displayed in the resurrection until we recognize the power of sin and death that He has broken.
In the face of euthanasia in our culture, the church is to minister the compassion and mercy of Christ, providing emotional, spiritual, and physical care for those who are lonely and dying.
Man in rebellion has replaced healthy, God-given appetites with insatiable, destructive appetites for worldly desires and wealth.