Steadfast in Sanctification

A Christian’s life should stand in contrast to the ways of the world. But a life set apart for Christ is not marked by legalistic standards or religious ceremony. Rather, it is evident in the sincere attitude of God’s people, which only He can inspire and sustain. Paul the apostle points this out in his…

Know Your Maker

Know that the LORD, He is God! It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people, and the sheep of His pasture. ~ Psalm 100:3 The psalmist emphasizes God’s sovereignty as our Creator (cf. Ps. 95:6-7). The LORD is the true and living God (Is. 45:6; Jer. 10:10) in…

Adequate Praise

Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands! Serve the LORD with gladness; come before His presence with singing. ~ Psalm 100:1-2 The psalmist calls people of all nations to praise God as the sovereign over His creation (cf. Ps. 47). The LORD’s reign is universal, and none of us are outside the…