David Brooks is a senior professor of Hebrew & Old Testament at Criswell College, Dallas, where he lives with his wife and four children. Having been raised with an emphasis on international missions, he often accepts international teaching assignments while also teaching adjunctively at Dallas Theological Seminary.
God is our ever-present refuge in times of distress — but what does a believer hold on to when his Help seems to be silent or unresponsive?
Deceivers are everywhere today. So is fake news. How do we deal with being unable to find anyone loyal to lean on in these times?
When things look hopeless all around, David's refusal to "flee like a bird" teaches us to trust in God and wait for Him to show Himself strong on our behalf
Although thousands were banding together to kill the fleeing king, David’s response was to be confident in the Lord’s ability to save
Resistance to God’s chosen Messiah is empty and cannot ultimately succeed because Jesus earned the right to rule the world
In the last part of this series, we look at specific instances of divine judgment in the past to understand why they were so severe
Failure to observe the New Testament's sternness is part of the reason why it seems like the Bible depicts two very different Gods
It's easy to look at the 'harshness' of the Law, and declare God too severe — but we’re missing out if we only see what we want to see
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