Why we Worship


Clap your hands, all peoples!
  Shout to God with loud songs of joy!
For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared,
  a great king over all the earth.
He subdued peoples under us,
  and nations under our feet.
He chose our heritage for us,
  the pride of Jacob whom he loves.

God has gone up with a shout,
  the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God, sing praises!
  Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
For God is the King of all the earth;
  sing praises with a psalm!

Why Sing?

God reigns over the nations;
  God sits on his holy throne.
The princes of the peoples gather
  as the people of the God of Abraham.
For the shields of the earth belong to God;
  he is highly exalted!

Why Scripture?


Our words count for eternity. One of the readers of what we write is the Lord Himself. And we will give an account someday.

Recent Entries

God? Who Needs Him?
May 31, 2013
Self-sufficient humanism. Paul saw it coming – “lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.”

Imago Dei
September 12, 2012
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Why Can't I Pray?
August 18, 2012
The bible gives us several reasons, but according to Jeremy Taylor, a deceitful heart is at the root of prayerlessness.

It's Not Rocket Science
July 23, 2012
To keep in step with the Spirit should be our daily quest. And if we are successful at that, all of life falls into place.

Theological Steak
April 10, 2012
These words by P. T. Forsythe on the magnificence of Christ's work are to theology what Ruth's Chris is to a good steak.

Describing the Indescribable
February 11, 2012
What we have in Christ will take all eternity to describe. But for one segment of one sermon, a great preacher made a mighty attempt.

Making Sense Of It All
January 30, 2012
Where are things headed? Is there rhyme and reason to the endless cycle of summer, fall, winter and spring? Is there a plan in place, or is randomness the explanation?

A True Hymn

June 25, 2010

But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. Matthew 12:36

The internet, and blogging in particular, has made it possible for careless words to flourish, and foolishness to have a voice that previously was restricted to a neighbor within earshot - who probably nodded approvingly, while his or her body english screamed "let me out of here!"

Henry Vaughn, a fan of the poet George Herbert, saw to potential for words to tear down faith, or to enrich it. And he took his task very seriously.

"It is true indeed, that to give up our thoughts to pious themes and contemplations (if it be done for pieties sake) is a great step towards perfection; because it will refine, and dispose to devotion and sanctity."

"And further, it will procure for us (so easily communicable is that loving spirit) some small prelibation of those heavenly refreshments, which descend but seldom, and then very sparingly, upon men of an ordinary and indifferent holyness; but he that desires to excel in this kind of Hagiography, or holy writing, must strive (by all means) for perfection and true holyness, that a door may be opened to him in heaven (Revelation 4:1) and then he will be able to write (with Hierotheus and holy Herbert) a true hymn."

May the Lord help us all to strive in this manner. May pious themes and contemplations find a place in our thinking, in the end that the reader is disposed to devotion and sanctity.

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