Jesus, the Perfect King

Psalm 72 is historically considered one of ten “royal psalms,” a prayerful hymn that addresses King David or one of his sons. Many translations of Scripture will provide the subheading “Of Solomon” or “Solomon’s Psalm,” suggesting that King Solomon actually penned this beauty, but modern scholars dispute this. The Septuagint, the earliest Greek translation of … More Jesus, the Perfect King

Identity Theft

“If we’re not set free from sin until we die, then Jesus isn’t our savior—death is.” —Georgian Banov Georgian’s quote above is one I like to revisit from time to time, as it puts life in perspective for me. I invite you to pause and reread his sentence slowly. Let the words marinate in your … More Identity Theft

Quiet & Confident

Hey, friends! Psalm 57:7 in The Passion Translation rings, “My heart, O God, is quiet and confident. Now I can sing with passion your wonderful praises!” Other translations render the psalmist’s heart as “steadfast,” “fixed,” “prepared,” “ready,” and “faithful.” The original Hebrew word here is kûn, a word signaling that something is set in place, ready … More Quiet & Confident

God Does Not Change

This morning as I was praying and worshiping, I found myself thanking God that He does not change. For me, this reality is beautiful beyond beautiful—one of the things I love most about Him. I can remember a time, though, when I didn’t really understand the ramifications of God’s unchanging nature. Sure, I accepted it … More God Does Not Change