Margin notes: Why is God so concerned about His own glory?

Ephesians 1:3–14 (ESV) — 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 even as he chose us in him before the … Continue reading

Margin notes: A Prayer from a Praise – Psalm 26:8

Psalm 26:8 (ESV) — 8 O Lord, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells. Pray with me today won’t you: Heavenly Father, may I love the habitation of your house – the place … Continue reading

Margin notes: Have you prophesied lately?.

1 Chronicles 25:3 (ESV) — 3 Of Jeduthun, the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the direction of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with the lyre in thanksgiving and praise to the Lord. 1 … Continue reading

Margin notes: 2 Legacies

1 Chronicles 9:20 (NET) — 20 Phinehas son of Eleazar had been their leader in earlier times, and the Lord was with him. 1 Chronicles 10:13–14 (NET) — 13 So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord and … Continue reading

Margin notes: What’s in a word?

Acts 14:21–23 (ESV) — 21 When they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch, 22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue … Continue reading

Margin notes: God is angry everyday day

Psalm 7:11 (ESV) — 11 God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day. One of the principles of sound Biblical interpretation is not to take every statement as an absolute, just as it sits. Often, … Continue reading

Margin notes: Spirit-filled speech

Acts 4:8 (ESV) — 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers of the people and elders… Spirit-filled speech. What is it? What does it sound like? I don’t know about you but when I hear … Continue reading

Margin Notes: The Last Adam

1 Corinthians 15:45–49 (ESV) — 45 Thus it is written, “The first man Adam became a living being”; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit. 46 But it is not the spiritual that is first but the natural, and then … Continue reading

Margin Notes: From 1 Samuel

1 Samuel 16:14–23 (NET) — 14 Now the Spirit of the Lord had turned away from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord tormented him. 15 Then Saul’s servants said to him, “Look, an evil spirit from God is … Continue reading

Margin Notes: From Luke 15

4 “What man of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the grassland and go after the one that was lost until he finds it? 5 And when he* has found … Continue reading