Befriend Faithfulness

Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Psalm 37:3 (ESV) I’ve been reading the ESV Bible this year. I’ve never read this translation, and sometimes passages will jump out at me. The term “befriend faithfulness” provided one of those moments. This chapter addresses how we should respond when […]

Why Do You Believe?

“But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do […]

Responding Well to “No”

“But the Lord said to David, my father, ‘Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart. Nevertheless, it is not you who shall build the house, but your son who shall be born to you shall build the house for my […]