The Fullness of Glory

It was a time of crisis. The king was dead and the nation’s future uncertain after an exceptional season of peace and prosperity. Isaiah mourned for Uzziah, whose reign stretched for 52 years. This man of invention and innovation fortified cities, expanded armies, and developed engines of war – mechanized...

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Bound to Life Through Fear of the Lord

The fear of the Lord is THE beginning. We first come upon this phrase in Proverbs 1. These words fall at the end of Solomon’s introduction to this collection of instructions. Eugene Peterson, the pastor-teacher who produced The Message translation of the Bible, indicates that the “fear of the Lord”...

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