Adoration and Praise

All Nations exhorted to Adoration and Praise by TATE & BRADY.Taken from Psalm 100 My newly rebound hymn book, originally published in the 1840s and reprinted with new supplements in the 1850s opens with this 17th century Psalm adaptation by Tate & Brady, known for their “New Version of the Psalms of David” published in… Continue reading Adoration and Praise

In addition, rejoice in the Lord

Getting ready for small group lesson tomorrow night. This is how the text begins: “In addition, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. To write to you again about this is no trouble for me and is a safeguard for you.” Philippians 3:1 CSB Paul seems to be saying that, no matter what is… Continue reading In addition, rejoice in the Lord

A Wonderful Thing

We’ve been wending our way through the book of Hebrews in Sunday school at Faith Baptist. Last week’s lesson ended in Chapter 10, verse 31, which reads “It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” As we looked at the passage, we looked back at an incident in David’s life… Continue reading A Wonderful Thing

Wisdom for Spartans and Wolverines from Ecclesiastes

For the Spartan fans, remember “Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” From Ecclesiastes 7:8 For the Wolverines, read on in verses 9 and 10. “Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the heart… Continue reading Wisdom for Spartans and Wolverines from Ecclesiastes

Why go to church on Sunday?

David gives a reason in Psalm 5: Because of your unfailing love, I can enter your house;  I will worship at your Temple with deepest awe.  Lead me in the right path, O LORD,  or my enemies will conquer me.   Make your way plain for me to follow. But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them… Continue reading Why go to church on Sunday?

If it’s legal is it right?

It is not proper simply because it is permissible, nor is it ethical because it is legal. It’s almost like Commissioner Reagan was reading from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians.   http://jdackerman.com/miscellany/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/permissible_proper.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download