O Come, O Come, EmmanuelHymns and Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

In Ephesians 5:15-21, we are given directions on how to properly live as Christians. One of these is to sing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” Each Monday, I share a song from history or present day that present a high view of God, praise Him, and teaches solid doctrine. …

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Where do we find sound doctrine?Christian Living, Theology

Where do we find sound doctrine?

Everyone follows doctrine. Even professing Christians that claim to not like doctrine because “it divides” and those who adhere to “no doctrine but Christ.” Everyone has beliefs they follow. The question is, what doctrine does a person follow and where do they get this doctrine? “The real question is not whether Christians will have doctrine but which doctrine or whose …

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Joy to the WorldHymns and Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: “Joy to the World!”

In Ephesians 5:15-21, we are given directions on how to properly live as Christians. One of these is to sing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” Each Monday, I share a song from history or present day that present a high view of God, praise Him, and teaches solid doctrine. …

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What is the Purpose of Sound Doctrine?Christian Living, Theology

What is the Purpose of Sound Doctrine?

“Non-doctrinal Christianity is more than oxymoronic: it is a myth.” ~ R. Scott Clark1 Doctrine is the teachings of a belief system. Sound doctrine is the true doctrine that is taught within the pages of God’s Word. Why bother with doctrine, though? Why spend time on studying it? Doesn’t it just lead to arguments and disunity within the church? Is …

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We Believe in One True GodHymns and Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: “We Believe in One True God”

In Ephesians 5:15-21, we are given directions on how to properly live as Christians. One of these is to sing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” Each Monday, I share a song from history or present day that present a high view of God, praise Him, and teaches solid doctrine. …

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In the Refiner's FireChristian Living

In the Refiner’s Fire

And I will put this third into the fire,     and refine them as one refines silver,     and test them as gold is tested. They will call upon my name,     and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are my people’;     and they will say, ‘The Lord is my God.’” (Zechariah 13:9) God never promised His followers an easy life. …

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Sing Praise to God Who Reigns AboveHymns and Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: “Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above”

In Ephesians 5:15-21, we are given directions on how to properly live as Christians. One of these is to sing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” Each Monday, I share a song from history or present day that present a high view of God, praise Him, and teaches solid doctrine. …

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A Prayer of Praise and ThanksgivingPrayer

A Prayer of Praise and Thanksgiving

Since today is Thanksgiving, I didn’t want to post a long theological article. Rather, today I leave you with a prayer from The Valley of Vision. The Valley of Vision is a book of collected prayers from the Puritans. I highly recommend this book. This prayer I am posting today seemed perfect for this day of thanksgiving. Praise and Thanksgiving …

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How Firm a FoundationHymns and Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: “How Firm a Foundation”

In Ephesians 5:15-21, we are given directions on how to properly live as Christians. One of these is to sing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” Each Monday, I share a song from history or present day that present a high view of God, praise Him, and teaches solid doctrine. …

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