The psalms have a lot to say about the power of God’s Word for our souls. They also have a lot to say about how precious God’s Word is the more we get to know it. This series looks at three psalms and what they have to say about the way in which we approach and interact with the Bible.
Paul begins his breakdown of the spiritual armor of a follower of Christ with the belt of truth. This piece of equipment was essential to a Roman soldier’s victory in battle and is even more essential for a follower of Christ’s spiritual victory over the enemy. Its basic function is to hold everything together.
As the southern tribes of Judah are carted off to Babylon it would appear to the nations that their God has proven to be weak and powerless. However, their exile is really a display of God’s integrity remaining faithful to His character. The book of Daniel provides a display of God taking center stage. As the nation of Israel experiences the consequences of their disobedience to God, God displays His almighty power and exclusive claim to be the One True God through the miraculous in each chapter.