Righteousness and Evil

"And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem.  And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and … Continue reading Righteousness and Evil

The King, The Man of GOD, and The Prophet

"And, behold, there came a man of God out of Judah by the word of the LORD unto Bethel: and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.  And he cried against the altar in the word of the LORD, and said, 'O altar, altar, thus saith the LORD; 'Behold, a child shall be born … Continue reading The King, The Man of GOD, and The Prophet

Victories Empowered by the Resurrection

"Now if Christ be preached that He rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?  But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: and if Christ be not risen, then our preaching vain, and your faith also vain. Yes, and … Continue reading Victories Empowered by the Resurrection

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

Place of Refuge for the Accused

"The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying, 'Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: that the slayer that kills person unawares, unwittingly may flee there: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.  And when … Continue reading Place of Refuge for the Accused

The LORD Causes Discomfort for His People’s Gain

"Now it came to pass, when Adonizedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them; … Continue reading The LORD Causes Discomfort for His People’s Gain

Mary and The Master

"But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, into the sepulchre, and saw two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.  And they say unto her, 'Woman, why are you weeping?' She said … Continue reading Mary and The Master

Take Away the Stone

"Jesus therefore again groaning in Himself comes to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it. Jesus said, 'Take you away the stone.' Martha, the sister of him that was dead, said unto Him, 'Lord, by this time he stinks: for he hath been dead four days.' Jesus said unto her, 'Said … Continue reading Take Away the Stone

God So Loved the World That He Gave

"Nicodemus answered and said unto Him, 'How can these things be?' Jesus answered and said unto him, 'Art thou a master of Israel, and know not these things? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 'We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and you receive not our witness.  If I have told … Continue reading God So Loved the World That He Gave

His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus

"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came … Continue reading His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus