Thou Art All

Psalm 115:1 says, “Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to Your name give glory” (NASB).  John Owen has some excellent comments on this theme of soli Deo gloria: Have any of us any glory, any crowns, any gifts, any graces, any wisdom or valor, any useful endowments?  Let us cast them all… Continue reading Thou Art All

Beale’s Book On Idolatry: Reflections on Chs 1-3

The first three chapters of Beale's We Become What We Worship are a cross-reference workout.  In these chapters, he explores his thesis using many relevant OT texts.  By way of reminder, his thesis is that idolaters resemble the idols they worship.  Let me note a few of my observations of the first three chapters (p.… Continue reading Beale’s Book On Idolatry: Reflections on Chs 1-3