Throughout Our Lives

Throughout Psalm 119, the author has poured his heart out to the Lord, desperate for deliverance from his persecutors. He found himself oppressed and afflicted by men “without cause,” without any good reason for their attacks (v. 161). If we were in his shoes, I imagine we would cry out as well. Yet the Psalmist’s … Continue reading Throughout Our Lives

Merciful and Loving Advocate

We can sometimes view the Old and New Testaments in somewhat of a false dichotomy. We tend to view the time before Christ as one of judgement and wrath, setting this in opposition to the time of grace after the cross. However, Scripture doesn’t present such categories. Yes, “grace and truth were realized through Jesus … Continue reading Merciful and Loving Advocate