My rote memory is not what it should or could be (or will be), but my life memory is well-grooved by this psalm. It has changed me in the midst of most difficult times, and has brought joy to me in the best times. As I began to wrap up this study of the goodness of God, I re-read the paraphrased prayer of TET for the millionth time, and was struck anew by the truth of every line of it. It rings with lived out experience, the psalmists and my own. Yes, it is all true. It is all so gloriously true!
“I’m still not sure, but I want to know more. What must I do to be saved?”
A wise man once asked the same question. The answer given him by the Apostle Paul was this:
“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.” Acts 16:31
We are living in unprecedented times. We have always been on high alert according to Scripture, and still, there are definite steps that we have taken in history to bring us to the point we are at now. The truth of the scriptures is becoming notably real. God has written to prepare us for every cycle of evil and every opportunity of restoration and hope; how much more so has he written to prepare us for the drama of the final days of this world. We must consider the impact of those truths now, for the time is “quickly approaching”.
What happens if I accept this good news? In the past few posts on the goodness of God in the midst of an evil world, the answer…… Read more “What would God require if I did believe?”
Why are we still on the issue of a good God when we are looking to memorize Psalm 119? In Teth, we see in verse 68 that…… Read more “Good News! The Triune Nature of God”
Some say the holiness of the Christian God is severe. God is regarded as being too remote, too perfect (or, as some accuse, not perfect enough), too much separated from humanity to be of any good to us. Some say, that God can’t be very holy because He is violent (e.g., the Old Testament wars). But is there more