“Who will get the Credit if God Answers my Prayer?”

The psalmist asked that God’s name, not the nation’s, be glorified. Too often we ask God to glorify his name with ours. For example, we may pray for help to do a good job so that our work will be noticed. Or we may ask that a presentation go well so we will get applause.Continue reading ““Who will get the Credit if God Answers my Prayer?””

Forgiveness

God’s concern for justice that requires faithfulness and love that offers forgiveness can be seen in his dealings with Hosea. We can err by forgetting God’s love and feeling that our sins are hopeless, but we can also err by forgetting his wrath against our sins and thinking he will continue to accept us noContinue reading “Forgiveness”