Tag: power

1 Kings 10: Disobedience for Glory

God wants us to depend on Him and His power through the circumstances of life. Material wealth and fame will not bring us satisfaction and hope. The only enduring hope we have is in the LORD.

The Wisdom of God

Wisdom is the application of knowledge to achieve the best ends through the proper means. Because God is all good and has all knowledge and power, He can accomplish the best ends via the best means.

The Omniscience and Omnipotence of God

The Bible teaches us that God is omniscient and omnipotent. This means God knows all things and can do all that can be done. Because of these truths, we can be assured that His promises will come true.

1 Samuel 9: Trusting the True King

The temptation to seek after the visible and temporal rather than the invisible and eternal is not new. Looking at 1 Samuel, we see that the Israelites struggled with this temptation in regard to their rulers.

The Architecture of Nature

The greatness of God is on marvelous display in the universe. We need only take a closer look at everything around us in order to see it and glorify Him for the gratuitous beauty He has put into creation.

The Complexity of Creation

The more we look at creation, the more we see that evolution and natural selection cannot account for the complexity and gratuitous beauty we see.

Taming the Tongue

The wise person knows three things when it comes to words: the value of speech, the characteristics of good words, and the source of good words.

Paul’s Two Prayers

In order to follow Christ, we need to know Him and walk in His ways. Two of Paul’s prayers in Ephesians sum up these truths for believers.

The Power of the Holy Spirit

“If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit” (Galatians 5:25 NASB95). One mark of the disciple is depending on the power of the Holy Spirit.

The Power of God in Us

What does it mean for us that Jesus is seated at the right hand of God? Ephesians 1:17–23 tells us.