JC Studies Blog

August 8, 2020

Giving thanks is something you do with facts, not only feelings. Typically throughout the psalms, these facts spring from what God has done for the writer, the praiser. They are not engaged in some theological exercise, analyzing God's attributes.

July 30, 2020

The more we permit the Prince of Peace (Sar Shalom) to govern our lives, the more peacefulness, wholeness, completeness, well-being, and security we will experience.

July 17, 2020

Most of us Christians relate to God only because of what he has done for us, what he will do for us, or what we need him to do for us. We have seldom got to the place where we quiet our souls and are content just to be with God. That is a precious thing, and when you g...

July 12, 2020

When the Bible speaks of the knowledge of God, it means coming into an intimate relationship that is characterized by submission to his authority, faithfulness to his will, and obedience to his commandments.

June 27, 2020

My translation of Romans 3 is an attempt to capture Paul's thought expressed in the original Greek language. God accomplished his new covenant salvation through the faithfulness of Jesus. We believe that—and because of that belief—we come into a relationship of fai...