• The Bliss for the Righteous

    2 Thessalonians 1:11–12

    What God has in store for all His servants is far better than we can describe or conceive of in our present state. Even the best that this world can offer cannot be compared to what the Lord has for ...Read More

  • Uzzah’s Error

    2 Samuel 6:1–8

    Because God seems to restrain His hand more often than not when people sin, it is easy for individuals to think the day of wrath is not coming. That is a grave error. The day of the Lord is coming, ...Read More

  • The Seraphim Worship Our Holy God

    Isaiah 6:1–7

    The holiness of the God revealed in the Bible sets Him apart from all other gods. If we downplay or neglect this holiness, therefore, we are in danger of committing idolatry, of not speaking of God in the way that ...Read More

  • The Ransom of Christ

    Matthew 20:20–28

    Bondage to sin and Satan is a horrible thing, but worse still is to be captive to divine wrath. We must be brought out from under this wrath in order to be freed from the other enslavements of sin. When ...Read More

  • The Prayer of Confession

    2 Corinthians 7:9–10

    The dividing line between contrition and attrition can be hard to discern. It is therefore vital that we know the holiness of God, because the better we know His holiness, the more we will be cognizant that the greatest offense ...Read More

  • The One to Whom We Speak

    Exodus 15:11

    When we approach God in prayer, we are approaching One who is our friend but also our Lord and Master. He is friendly and kind toward us, but we take our commands from Him, not He from us. When we ...Read More

  • Humble Speech

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  • Our Unpayable Debt

    Romans 3:23

    Our only hope for repaying our debt of sin to our infinitely holy God is for another to pay it in our place. Only the infinite God Himself, in the person of Jesus Christ, can repay the debt we owe. ...Read More

  • Glory and Purity

    John 12:41

    We will not love what is holy if God does not make us holy, and in Christ the Lord not only declares us righteous in our justification but He purifies us in our sanctification. If we trust in Jesus, we ...Read More

  • Evil in Heart

    Mark 7:20–23

    We cannot excuse external acts of sin by saying our heart was in the right place, for when one’s heart is in the right place, one does not sin externally. Nevertheless, we must recognize that sin and holiness are fundamentally ...Read More

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