Who may ascend to your holy hill?

“Who may ascend the hill of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to an idol or swear by what is false.”  Psalm 24:3-4 Ascending implies that I must put forth effort to be accepted into the…

God’s creation speaks truth about who God is

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities — his eternal power and divine nature — have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made so that men are without excuse.” Romans 1:20 God’s creation speaks truth about who God is.  God is clearly seen by man in nature.  He is…

A stumbling block

“Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me Satan!  You are a stumbling block to me.  You do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.”  Matthew 16:23 Peter had just rebuked Jesus because of his prediction of his coming death and ressurection. I live in a “feel good”…