Tag Archives: Steven R. Cook

The Righteousness of God

The Bible reveals God is righteous.  He is righteous in essence and action.  He loves righteousness and approves of those who walk in conformity to His character and commands.  Scripture declares, “For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; the upright will behold His face” (Ps. 11:7), and “Righteous are You, O LORD, and upright are Your judgments” (Ps. 119:137).  Continue reading

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Christ to the Cross – Steven R. Cook

Christ to the Cross © I and the Father led Christ to the cross, Together we placed Him there; I pushed Him forward, no care for the cost, His Father’s wrath to bear. Christ in the middle not wanting to die, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Godly Grandmother

Jeanette K. Boerner O’Donnell (4/19/1893 to 12/21/1984) was the only grandparent I knew growing up in Lancaster, California, in the mid 70’s.  I was 8 and she was 80 when she came to live in our home for about two … Continue reading

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I am Barabbas

       Several years ago I was doing a Bible study and learned that all four Gospels record the prisoner exchange between a notorious criminal named Barabbas and the Lord Jesus (Matt. 27:16-26; Mark. 15:7-15; Luke 23:18; John 18:40).  Barabbas was … Continue reading

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All is Vanity…Except for God’s Blessings

       “Vanity of vanities…All is vanity” declares the wise Solomon, as he writes of the emptiness of life (Eccl. 1:2, NASB).  When selecting a word to describe the vanity he saw in life, Solomon chose the Hebrew noun hebel which … Continue reading

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