Take away from Me the noise of your songs

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies. Though ye offer Me burnt offerings and your meat offerings, I will not accept them: neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat beasts. Take thou away from Me the noise of thy songs; for I will not …

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Day Sixty Seven – Redemption and Healing through The Creator

Yesterday we looked at the very troubled marriage of Hosea and Gomer; and their marriage is a picture of Israel's broken fellowship with God. Today's reading is Hosea 12 through Amos 7.  We find God doing the work of redemption, grace, healing, and restoration in Hosea. God says to Israel through the prophet Hosea, “I …

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…The Lord GOD Will Do Nothing…

"Hear this word that the LORD hath spoken against you, O children of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying, ‘You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities. Can two walk together, except they be …

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The Promises of GOD for His People

There are many people, professing Christians, who are being taught, and who believe that the LORD God is through with the people of God of the Old Testament known as the Hebrews or Israel.  How, if that be so, can we as Christians have confidence that He will not be, someday, through with us?  If …

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Not a Question – How Great is God

We hear boasts and claims from people that something or someone is "The greatest..."  We are easily lured to that which we esteem as great.  It does not seem to be so when it comes to the Creator of the universe however.  Oh, do not take me wrong, but He makes an excellent spare tire …

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No More… Pulled Up…

"Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt. And I will bring again the captivity of My people of Israel, and they shall build the waste cities, …

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112611 O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah

"Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, 'Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.  For thus Amos saith, 'Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out …

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112511 Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live

"Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live: and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye have spoken. Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph."  …

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112411 Can two walk together, except they be agreed?

"Hear this word that the LORD hath spoken against you, O children of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying,  'You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.'   Can two walk together, except they …

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Sermon Bites 12/07/08

This is a late post since I usually publish these the Saturday before the Sunday they are delivered. Faithful Until The Light References – Amos 3:7;  Revelation 22:6 OUTLINE OF LUKE 1:5-25 I.  THE FAITHFUL IN A TIME OF DARKNESS (v. 5). II.  FAVORED BY GOD – DISFAVOR AMONG MENT (vv. 6-7). III.  THROUGH DIVINE …

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