Psalm 19: The Splendor of God in General and Special Revelation

Galatians 5: Freedom from the Law

“At least I’m better than them.” Our natural tendency is to take this attitude of comparison, believing that we deserve heaven because we are better than others. But the real standard of comparison is not horizontal—it’s vertical. Even our best efforts fail to reach...
Psalm 19: The Splendor of God in General and Special Revelation

Romans 2: The Universal Moral Law

God has made Himself known to all people. No one has an excuse—all of creation declares the glory of God. Even Gentiles have the benefit of looking at the natural world and how it points to God. And their consciences testify to God’s existence, even though they...
Psalm 19: The Splendor of God in General and Special Revelation

Deuteronomy 27: A Covenant of Obedience

After giving an overview of the book of Deuteronomy, Ken zooms in on Moses’s third sermon in Deuteronomy. This sermon, beginning in chapter 27, examines the covenant between God and Israel, looking ahead to Israel’s future. A Covenant of Obedience Deuteronomy 27...
Deuteronomy 6: The Pitfalls of Prosperity

Deuteronomy 6: The Pitfalls of Prosperity

God wants us to love Him enough to trust Him, no matter what season we’re walking through. The Old Covenant The old generation of Israelites had been walking through the wilderness, a time of intense suffering and an opportunity to trust in God. However, they...