People and Kingdoms Gathered Together

"This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD. For He hath looked down from the height of His sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth; to hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death; to declare the name … Continue reading People and Kingdoms Gathered Together

Against God’s People

“The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province was published unto all people, that they should be ready against that day. The posts went out, being hastened by the king’s commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; … Continue reading Against God’s People

Rejoicing With Great Joy

“Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.” Nehemiah 12:43 (KJV) The rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem, and their return to Jerusalem was cause for great … Continue reading Rejoicing With Great Joy

Darkness of the Crucifixion

The following are the sermon notes of the Easter Sunday sermon preached at Shiloah by Bro. Tim A Blankenship... Matthew 27:45; Mark 15:33; Luke 23:44 When Jesus went to the cross there was a period of three hours which is not given much notice in sermons that are preached. Of course, there is actually no … Continue reading Darkness of the Crucifixion

When Things Don’t Go According to Our Thinking

"And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land."  Genesis 12:10 You are a Christian committed, devoted to the Lord Jesus Christ, the study of the word of God, prayer, and faithful in Church attendance and worship and living … Continue reading When Things Don’t Go According to Our Thinking

Calling Upon the Name of the LORD

And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD. Genesis 4:26 (KJV) The fall of man had taken place and is still visible in 2018.  I see it in myself.  I see it in people throughout the … Continue reading Calling Upon the Name of the LORD

The Fruit We Bear

“Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not … Continue reading The Fruit We Bear

Heirs of the Kingdom of God

“Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you: but ye are … Continue reading Heirs of the Kingdom of God

Jesus Could Not Save Himself?

"Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? That is to say, My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" Matthew 27:45-46 (KJV) On this day called "Good Friday" we … Continue reading Jesus Could Not Save Himself?