How big is God and how Small is Man?

For those of us that like to meditate on the greatness of mankind Isaiah 40:15-17 is sobering news. “Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket, and are accounted as the dust on the scales; behold, he takes up the coastlands like fine dust. Lebanon would...

The measure of God’s Goodness

Infinite Humility & Self EmptyingSome of Jesus’ statements were especially useful as measures of our sin and his love.  Matthew 23:12 is an example. “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled. Whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” This idea...

Christmas is about Authority

Dr. Bruce Ware, professor at Southern Seminary, writes, “We live in a culture that despises authority at every level. (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, pg 137). This is a problem, for in God’s eyes rebellion is cosmic treason. For this reason the Son of God became...

A Big God and Small People

As the nineteenth century progressed, the immensity of the universe became increasingly clear. In its shadow we became increasingly small. As Winston Churchill quipped, we looked “specks of dust, that [had] settled in the night on the map of the world.”This presented...

God Keeps His Promises!

David wrote that a righteous man is one who “swears to his own hurt and does not change” (Psalm 15:4). These words go beyond the righteous man. They describe God. Even when the cost is off the charts, God keeps his promises. In Gen 3:15 he promised a...