Put me like a seal over your heart, Like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, Jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, The very flame of the Lord. (Song of Songs 8:6) Love is a mysterious thing. It gives life and it kills. It is the strongest of feelings and ... [Continue Reading]
The Sanctifying Discipline of the Lord
Stripes that wound scour away evil, and strokes reach the innermost parts. (Proverbs 20:30) We all wonder what the purpose of evil might be, especially when it afflicts us. Why would a loving and powerful God allow evil to continue on earth? Why is there so much suffering for those who love God and ... [Continue Reading]
Can Hope be Found in an Imprecatory Psalm?
Fill their faces with dishonor, that they may seek Your name, O Lord. Let them be ashamed and dismayed forever, and let them be humiliated and perish, that they may know that You alone, whose name is the Lord, Are the Most High over all the earth. Psalm 83:16-18 Psalm 83 is what’s called an ... [Continue Reading]