R. L. Wilson

Hunting for Bear

By R. L. Wilson / March 24, 2021

Earlier today my sisters and I visited Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountain National Park. In all the times we’ve been there (a lot!), one sister, Anna, has NEVER seen…

Approach God with Confidence

By R. L. Wilson / March 15, 2021

In his book Jesus the King, Tim Keller describes the elaborate preparations the high priest had to make before he was able to go into the holy of holies to offer the required sacrifices on the mercy seat to atone for the sins of the people.

Blessed are the Persecuted

By R. L. Wilson / March 9, 2021

How many times have you heard a Christian in the United States say they are being persecuted? …

If Easter is the Answer, What Was the Problem?

By R. L. Wilson / March 9, 2021

“Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness.’…

A Preview of Easter: Prophecies, Pictures and Promises of the Redeemer

By R. L. Wilson / March 8, 2021

“And somewhere in the Garden of Eden the Lord took an innocent animal, and before the eyes of Eve and Adam, God slew that innocent animal and

Easter: The Prelude

By R. L. Wilson / March 8, 2021

The Trinity was not caught off guard when Adam and Eve sinned. They knew it was coming.

Blessed are the Peacemakers

By R. L. Wilson / March 1, 2021

Very likely everyone who reads this article understands the importance of working toward peace in our world. Peace at home; peace with our neighbors; peace in our church; racial reconciliation; and a whole host of other relationships. Among verses that could be cited are:

When a Spiritual Mentor Falls

By R. L. Wilson / February 26, 2021

Ravi Zacharias is just the latest in a long line of evangelical leaders who has fallen, or rather whose sin has been revealed to the world. We are saddened by it; we feel betrayed. But what should we do about it?

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

By R. L. Wilson / February 23, 2021

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God (Matthew 5:8) The Scriptures tell us that “no one can see [God] and live” (Exodus 33:20) and that “no one…

Blessed Are the Merciful

By R. L. Wilson / February 17, 2021

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Matthew 6:7