Praying in the Spirit

“Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according toContinue reading “Praying in the Spirit”

Be Still and Know

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) Psalm 46 is a beautiful expression and an awesome testimony to the deep trust we can have in the Lord even in the most difficult of times. Believers can find comfortContinue reading “Be Still and Know”

The Book of Proverbs: The Wisdom of the Lord

The book of Proverbs is at the heart of the wisdom literature of the Bible. Its central theme and focus is wisdom. But the wisdom the book promotes is not worldly wisdom but divine wisdom, the wisdom of God. Divine wisdom gives one insight into the complexities and nuances of living in a fallen, sinfulContinue reading “The Book of Proverbs: The Wisdom of the Lord”

The Sermon on the Mount

Jesus came as a teacher. He was known as a teacher. He devoted himself to teaching the truth of the word of God. It was of central importance to him. His teaching amazed the people of his day and had a profound impact on their lives. It has had the same impact on people downContinue reading “The Sermon on the Mount”