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“Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me.” Psalm 119:175 (NIV)   Many people muddle through life with no real sense of purpose. So, their human nature tries to replace purpose with happiness. That’s why our culture promotes pleasure, power, and personal achievement—all of[...]

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Anxiety is a way of life for many Americans. I understand why the country as a whole isn’t dealing well with the continuing chaos and disorder. But why are Christians anxious? Anxious churches full of anxious Christians are a weak witness for Christ. And that is of no use to[...]

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“Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes.” Psalm 119:157 (NIV)   Have you ever wondered if you would remain faithful to the Lord if persecuted for your faith? What you are doing now will largely determine what you would do then. We’re[...]

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“I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word.” Psalm 119:147 (NIV)   Some situations weigh heavily on our hearts. Sleep may even become elusive if a sense of desperation creeps into our thoughts. At some point we’ve all given God our preferred[...]

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“Righteous are you, O Lord, and your laws are right. The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy.” Psalm 119:137-138 (NIV)   What we believe about the Bible is crucial. As believers, God’s Word isn’t just another source of information; it’s the primary source through which we[...]

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“Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed.” Psalms 119:136 (NIV)   Christians have various reactions when other people sin. We hear things every day that shock, anger, and appall us. But when was the last time the sin in our culture caused you sorrow?[...]

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For decades now, churches have taught more about how to live in the world than how to live in the world’s final days. As a result, many Christians are clueless about what is happening, why it is happening, and what they should do about it. I fear that a lack[...]

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“I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes.” Psalm 119:125 (NIV)   Are you serving God or are you expecting God to serve you? Before giving a quick answer, let’s take a moment to consider what it really means to serve God. It’s not simply[...]

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“I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” Psalm 119:113-114 (NIV)   The psalmist put double-mindedness in direct opposition with loving God and following His Word. It’s where we get the idea of being “two-faced.”[...]

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