The Sacred Holiness of the LORD

Again, David gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.  And David arose, and went with all the people that were with him from Baale of Judah, to bring up from thence the ark of God, whose name is called by the name of the LORD of Hosts that dwelleth between the cherubims.  … Continue reading The Sacred Holiness of the LORD

A King Mourns the Death of the King and His Dynasty

Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag; it came even to pass on the third day, that, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul with his clothes rent, and earth upon his … Continue reading A King Mourns the Death of the King and His Dynasty

The Victory of the Cross

"Father forgive them; for they know not what they do."  Luke 23:33-34 "Today you shall be with Me in paradise." Luke 23:43 "Woman behold your son... Behold your mother."  John 19:26-27 "My God, My God; why have You forsaken Me?" Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34 "I thirst."  John 19:28 "It is finished."  John 19:30 "Into Your … Continue reading The Victory of the Cross

Rebellion, Witchcraft, and Stubbornness

"Then came the word of the LORD unto Samuel, saying,  'It repents Me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following Me, and has not performed my commandments.' And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.  And when Samuel rose early to meet … Continue reading Rebellion, Witchcraft, and Stubbornness

When the Glory of GOD is Not Honored By His People

"And the ark of the LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months. And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, 'What shall we do to the ark of the LORD? Tell us with what shall we send it to its place.' And they said, 'If you send away the … Continue reading When the Glory of GOD is Not Honored By His People

When People Do What is Right in Their Own Eyes

"And, behold, there came an old man from his work out of the field at even, which was also of mount Ephraim; and he sojourned in Gibeah: but the men of the place were Benjamites.  And when he had lifted up his eyes, he saw a wayfaring man in the street of the city: and … Continue reading When People Do What is Right in Their Own Eyes