Learn to do good, seek justice, and correct oppression (Isaiah 1:17)

by Tyler Dirks

In 2016 the following was approved by the PCA General Assembly by a vote of 861-123, with 23 abstentions: That Overture 43 be answered in the affirmative, as amended; and answer all racial reconciliation overtures with reference to this action: Therefore be it resolved, that the 44th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America […]

Stuff God’s Telling Me Through Isaiah (Part III)

by Tyler Dirks

In Isaiah chapters 3 and 4 God addresses snobs. Before I go any further, let me ask this question “Are you a snob?” If you said, “Yes” you are correct. Everyone is a snob about something. I have known scores of people who get persnickety about particular scene details from sitcoms. I have seen people […]

Stuff God’s Telling Me Through Isaiah (Part II)

by Tyler Dirks

In chapter 58 God tells Isaiah, “Cry aloud; do not hold back; lift up your voice like a trumpet, declare to My people their transgression.” What have the people of God done wrong? What is their transgression? Have they neglected God? Have they failed to seek God? Well, on the surface they actually seem to […]

Stuff God’s Telling Me Through Isaiah (Part I)

by Tyler Dirks

In Isaiah chapter 1 God address a community who appears to be incredibly devout. This community regularly offers a multitude of sacrifices; and while typically vast quantities means shoddy quality, in this case the community excelled in both copiousness and caliber, bringing God the fat of well-fed beasts ranging from bulls, to lambs, to goats. […]