Tag Archives: monotheism

The Lordship of Jesus Christ; July 19, 2022


1 Chronicles 16:31 Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!” In reading this I lost track of how many musical arrangements have been created with these words. This is … Continue reading

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The Name of the Lord; July 18, 2022


1 Chronicles 16:10 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. One thing about the Biblical period, and particularly that of the Old Testament, that we don’t identify with is the matter of … Continue reading

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Response to Circumstances; May 3, 2021


1 Samuel 2:2 “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. Recently I have been reminded many times that the people in the Bible for the most … Continue reading

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Monotheism; April 24, 2021


Deuteronomy 4:7 What other nation is so great as to have their gods near them the way the Lord our God is near us whenever we pray to him? I like the way the Japanese inverts the order of this … Continue reading

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Loving God; June 29, 2019


Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. This is the Shema, called that from the … Continue reading

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Monotheism; June 28, 2019


Deuteronomy 4:39 Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is no other. Monotheism was a major stretch for the Israelites, after generations of living in Egypt. … Continue reading

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Walking in Grace; June 2, 2019


1 Timothy 1:17 Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen. After focusing on how much he had needed God’s grace, and that it was indeed poured out on … Continue reading

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Gifts; March 7, 2019


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” This is one of the fundamental truths of the universe, at least from the … Continue reading

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Prayer; November 26, 2018


1 Timothy 2:5-6 For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men—the testimony given in its proper time. It seems that every monotheistic religion … Continue reading

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The Heart of God; February 28, 2018


Ezekiel 18:30-32 “Therefore, O house of Israel, I will judge you, each one according to his ways, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent! Turn away from all your offences; then sin will not be your downfall. Rid yourselves of all the … Continue reading

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