Be Still

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth (Psa. 46:10). Solitude is the creation of holy space and time for God, but it is not stillness; that is an inner condition. In Psalm 46:10, the word for still in Hebrew is…

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Blessing and Favor

Which comes first, the blessing of the Lord or the favor of the Lord? Enabled by grace, we believed and experienced the blessing of God’s salvation act in our behalf. Luther translated the Greek word soteria into the German language as Heil, salvation.[1] Claus Westermann argues that Heil refers to the condition created by the…

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Send a Revival

What other nation, O God, have you redeemed from slavery to be your own people? I Chronicles 17:21 The American Colonists were a diverse assortment of ethnic groups in a strange land. There was no central government. Unity was localized. A wild and adventurous spirit prevailed. Morals had declined and religious devotion had deteriorated. Drunkenness,…

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