Autumnal Equinox 2012

Say "Autumnal Equinox" aloud. Notice the way it rolls off the tongue? "Autumnal Equinox" is a phrase I love to say. In the Northern Hemisphere, the autumnal equinox comes at 9:49 CDT today, September 22. It marks the beginning of fall and a time when day and night are equal (from the Latin words aequus "equal" and nox "night"). … Continue reading Autumnal Equinox 2012

Praise God! (Psalm 150)

The last psalm in the psalter rings with praise. It particularly emphasizes instrumental praise, and since it begins with a direct reference to God's sanctuary, it seems a powerful argument for using all kinds of instruments in worship. It begins with a call to praise God in worship and in the vast expanses of his creation … Continue reading Praise God! (Psalm 150)