Pride is a subtle sin. We often do not see it in ourselves, but we are quick to perceive it in others. Perhaps, one helpful indicator of pride in our own lives is recognizing how bothered we are when we think we see pride in the lives of others.
When a society abandons God, God will eventually abandon them.
The character of God is an unchanging standard for morality. In this clip Pastor Joel references how fickle morality appears to be in our culture today due to the fact that humanity has inserted itself in the place of God as the standard for what is right and wrong.
The Bible unapologetically affirms national borders. Not only are nations permitted to defend themselves against foreign threats, but the Bible teaches that nations are divinely instituted by God and commanded to defend themselves against both domestic and foreign threats.
One of the reasons crime increases in a society is because true justice is often not carried out. Watch as Pastor Joel teaches on the need for biblical justice and how God uses this as a deterrent for sin.
Throughout the Book of Psalms, we discover the Gospel multiple times. The Gospel is a veiled mystery in these pages, but it is present nonetheless.