In this text, David shows us how to respond to God's Word: he sits before the LORD, he prays that the LORD would keep his promises, and he acts in terms of God's promise.
Although we would expect the death of King Saul to bring relief and joy to David, it instead brings grief and lament which is actually a Godly response and shows that David, once again, is a man after God's own heart.
There are twelve days to Christmas, starting with December 25th and continuing to January 6th. Therefore, at the end of every year and also at the beginning of the next one, our eyes are fixed on Christ, God's son whose birth we celebrate at Christmas.
The closing of this letter is no more a light dessert than the opening is simply an appetizer; it ties together the theme of the letter and would have been written with Paul's own hand.
Paul speaks to the Thessalonians about death so that rather than grieving about it they will be encouraged about their future and encourage others with what he tells them.
Paul knows that the mystery of God will captivate the Colossians and preserve them from the restless pursuit of empty and deceitful philosophies
There is great power in the working of prayer; this is what is seen by John in this passage in Revelation.
To comprehend the love of God we must first grapple with the love that moved God to come into the world to become a sin offering.
God is uniting all things in heaven and on earth through the church and making a new humanity composed of Jews and Gentiles united.
The solution to world peace is not found in altering man’s socio-economic conditions; the problem is man himself. Man’s hostility toward God is at the heart of the human condition.
God's purpose in our election is not that we may rest complacently in our sense of calling, but that we may boldly assert Christ's ownership claim over the whole earth.