Sweet Hour of Prayer

One of the most beloved hymns is entitled sweet hour of prayer. That is theme of my meditation today. I find it interesting how the words prayer and incense are found together in Scripture. The Psalmist David wrote, “Let my prayer be set forth before thee [as]...

Jachin and Boaz

In 1 Kings 7, we read that when Solomon built the temple, there were two pillars of bronze.  The one on the right was given the name ‘Jachin,’ meaning ‘He shall establish,’ and the one on the left the name ‘Boaz,’ meaning ‘in...

Divine Access

Romans 5.1,2 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. The Greek word for access used here describes that...

Finding Grace

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.” How do you read that? Was Noah looking at God and saw grace in His eyes, or was God looking at Noah through eyes of grace? In other words, did Noah find grace, or did grace find Noah? In new covenant terminology, it is...

God Forbid!

The grace of God is a beautiful thing. By God’s grace we are saved, through faith in Jesus Christ. Freely, but not cheaply, we are justified through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus. Yes, grace is necessary for our hearts to be established. However, whenever the...