It is not always the absence of light that puts us in darkness, but the presence of a hindrance to that light.
What is the purpose of praise?
Michal’s act of dishonor was merely an outward display of the inner attitude of contempt.
O taste and see that God is good!
What is the purpose of suffering?
We must be honest in our dealings with others because God is watching.
At first you hear the scraping of chairs, the shuffling of music, and the discordant sounds of everyone warming up their instruments. Then the conductor rises to the podium, taps his baton on his stand, and all the noise of preparation ceases, leaving a quiet calm in the room, a preparedness, an expectation....
Imagine having your name memorialized forever in the precious Word of God! What an honor, right? But what if your only claim to fame was that you were a troublemaker?
Sing praise to the Rock of our salvation...
Of some have compassion, making a difference.