Thoughts for our day

Practical applications of God's Word for our time and culture.

Faith Under Fire | Psalm 3 And Its Practical Application

In our survey through the Psalms, we've looked at the first and second, and now we've arrived at the third one. Psalm 1 showed us the character of "the blessed man" - he is obedient. Then Psalm 2 revealed God's response to rebellious leaders - the...

Better Sex In Marriage: The Solution To Society’s Problems?

Sometimes my social media feed, discussion groups, trending news, etc. take on a common theme. Lately, I've seen numerous posts on porn, sexual abuse, rape, public school sex education, abortion, and the movement to "embrace" pedophilia. This last one...

Book Review: “The Burden of God” and Teaching Ecclesiastes

Being a reformed-Christian site, we have read various commentaries in that tradition. One book that tends to elude many commentators is Ecclesiastes. Some take this book of the Bible as the crotchety complaints of an old man hardened by the sinfulness of...

Practical Ways To Care For Orphans In Your Own Neighborhood

When caring for the orphan seems limited to those "legitimized" by the government including international institutions, local programs, and those "approved to adopt" by various state and country entities, what is the unaffiliated Christian supposed to do?...

Psalm 1 and Its Practical Application

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. An Explanation There are two approaches...

The Wide Way Of The Modern Missionary: Ship Em’ To Seminary

A gradually increasing bane to the expansion of Christendom is the modern seminary. What was once an excellent tool in the history of the Church has become a pious-bottleneck. The contention of this article is that modern seminaries are a blight, and must...

God And Gun Control | What The Psalms Teach Us About The Issue

Currently, Christians and non-Christians alike are calling for the government to make more laws restricting gun ownership. At the same time, other Christians and non-Christians are calling for the protection of the freedom to own guns. This can be...