Posts Categorized: Bible commentary

Psalm 91:9 – Because…

Many people use Psalm 91 almost as a magical saying.  Especially in this Age of COVID, the psalm has taken on meaning as an incantation in people’s thinking that it was never intended to do.  Can someone simply repeat the words and obtain special/supernatural protection?  Of course not!  Yet, that is what some believe and…

Psalm 89:23 – I Will Crush His Foes

Have you ever wondered to what extent you, as a child of God, should engage in the world?  This is certainly an issue because of how churches over the years have shunned engagement in, for instance, the political arena.  Churches may reach out to their communities and feed the hungry or clothe the poor, but…

Romans 9:8 – Children of the Promise

Paul loved his brothers, his fellow Jews, but he knew a sad fact about them.  God had called the Apostle Paul to evangelize the Gentiles with the Good News of Jesus Christ.  Once God had made it clear to him that He loved the whole world and that Gentiles were every bit as worthy of…

Romans 8:20 – Bondage To Corruption

Because of the corrupting influence of sin, everything in this world is running down.  When God first created the earth, all that’s in it, and man himself, the result was good and very good.  Had things remained that way, we wouldn’t find ourselves in the predicament in which we’re currently living.  What is that predicament? …

Romans 8:14 – Sons of God

Scripture refers to the sons of God in both the Old and New Testaments.  When we see this term in either place, it has very different connotations and yet, ultimately, the same meaning.  It’s very curious how the Bible speaks of this phrase under the two covenants.  Why?  Human beings are not in view when…

Psalm 78:22 – They Did Not Believe

Psalm 78 chronicles the means by which God attempted to awaken His people Israel to who He is through His punishments upon Egypt.  God delivered His children from the fiery furnace of slavery, taking them out by supernatural means.  The psalm describes the wonders of what God did for Israel and presents their astonishing resistance…