I find it interesting that, of all the names God could have chosen for His people, He chose “Israel.” And while different opinions exist as to what the name Israel actually means, it seems that the context in which the …Read More
One of the statements I have found myself repeating most frequently over the last fifteen years of ministry is J.I. Packer’s insightful comment that half-truths masquerading as whole truths are whole lies. Packer’s observation is a beautiful …Read More
“I believe; I believe. It’s silly, but I believe.” These are the well-known words spoken by young Susan Walker in the popular Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street (1947). They provide just one example of how faith is commonly …Read More
Jesus says that in the days leading up to His second coming, people will be totally unaware of what is about to happen to them. They will be “eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage,” just as people were …Read More
Dr. Guy M. Richard is senior minister of First Presbyterian Church in Gulfport, Miss. He is author of What Is Faith? and The Supremacy of God in the Theology of Samuel Rutherford.