• The Clarity of the Sword

    Deuteronomy 6:6–7

    Some portions of Scripture are more difficult to understand than others, but that does not mean God has hidden His message of salvation from us. The Lord has spoken the basic gospel so clearly that we need not fear that ...Read More

  • The Sure Judgment of God

    Hebrews 4:13

    We will understand the Bible rightly only if we remember that it is the Word of the all-powerful and all-holy God. It is vital that we approach the Scriptures with respect and awe for the One who inspired them. Proper ...Read More

  • God’s Final Word

    Hebrews 1:1–2

    Since Jesus is God’s final and best Word to us, we should not expect any new revelation from the Lord until we see Him face-to-face. The only place we can find His will for our lives is in His inscripturated ...Read More

  • Elisha Succeeds Elijah

    1 Kings 19:19–21; 2 Kings 2:1–14

    Leaders of God’s people come and go, but His Word remains. No figure besides the Lord is indispensable in His kingdom, which is why we should not esteem any teacher or leader more than we esteem the Lord. God’s kingdom ...Read More

  • The Lord Calls Samuel

    1 Samuel 3:1–4:1a

    We may be quick to tell others how to hear from God, but are we listening to Him ourselves? We are called to pay heed to the Lord, listening to Him through our study of His Word so that we ...Read More

  • John the Baptist Bears Witness to Christ

    John 1:29–34

    John the Baptist needed a special revelation from God to know who Jesus was, and this parallels the illumination that all sinners need if they are to see Jesus as Savior and believe in Him. While we must bear accurate ...Read More

  • The Full and Final Revelation of God

    John 1:16–18

    Grace was present under the old covenant, but the new covenant advent of Christ and His teaching through His Apostles shows us grace in greater measure. We now have more insight into the depths of God’s mercy in sending His ...Read More

  • God’s Glory in Judgment

    Isaiah 66:15–24

    God’s glory will be shown on the last day when He executes final judgment. On that day, the whole world will see His righteousness as everything is set right and the wicked get the justice they deserve. Let us give ...Read More

  • God’s Glory as Creator

    Revelation 4:11

    It is easy for us to take the existence of the universe for granted, to think that we are owed things simply because they exist. However, nothing would exist if God had not created the universe, so we should regularly ...Read More

  • Thomas Aquinas and the Knowledge of God

    <p>Psalm 19</p>

    If we are studying Scripture and the natural world and we perceive a contradiction, then we have failed somewhere in our study. Rightly understood, Scripture and science will never conflict, but it is possible for us to make errors in ...Read More

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