What does the Bible say about the child of God marrying the unrepentant sinner in the world? This was a problem which became evident with Ezra as he looked at the many leaders when they returned to Jerusalem. How would or how should the Christian today handle such things? Hear Ezra's heart: "O LORD God … Continue reading Marriage with the Nations
Reading in Ezra chapters 1 - 3 for today, the very first verse gives us the above title... "Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he … Continue reading The Word of G0D Fulfilled
"Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the LORD do that which is good in His sight." 1 Chronicles 19:13 (KJB) The word "Valiant" is a word not frequently used in most of today's conversations. There are many good words … Continue reading Courageous and Valiant
Please join me in praying for our Church and Churches across the Nation of the U. S. of A. Pray that the pastors and churches will be strong in their loving God through Jesus Christ with all our hearts, all our souls, all our minds, and all our strength; and to love our neighbors as … Continue reading National Day of Prayer
Reading chapters 17 - 19 of 2 Kings today... "For he clave to the LORD, and departed not from following Him, but kept His commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses." 2 Kings 18:6 (KJB) Old, outdated, and antiquated are words we might hear from some older people about the Bible. We would probably hear it … Continue reading Old, Outdated, Antiquated???
Will you join me in reading 2 Kings 6 - 8 today??? "And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, 'Alas, my master! How shall we do?'" 2 Kings 6:15 (KJB) … Continue reading When Troubles Surround Us
Reading today from 2 Samuel 11 -13... "And Uriah said unto David, 'The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? … Continue reading Faithful to God, King, and Country
Reading for this Resurrection Sunday is 1 Samuel 17 - 19... "...That all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel." 1 Samuel 17:46 (KJB) This is the story of David and his defeat of the Philistine giant Goliath who was defying the army of God - Israel - thus defying God … Continue reading That all the Earth May Know
Please read 1 Samuel 8 - 10 for today... "And Saul also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched. But the children of Belial said, 'How shall this man save us?' And they despised him, and brought him no presents. But he held his peace." … Continue reading Going Home with the King
Reading Joshua 3 - 6 for today... "And the Captain of the LORD'S host said unto Joshua, 'Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy.' And Joshua did so." Joshua 5:15 (KJB) Who is this Man? I am certain that when Jesus Christ was born onto this planet, … Continue reading Who is This Man?
Reading today from Deuteronomy 33 - Joshua 2... "And she said unto the men, 'I know that the LORD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you. For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of … Continue reading Rahab’s Testimony
Reading Deuteronomy 30 - 32 today... "Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee." Deuteronomy 31:6 (KJB) Thinking of Deut 31:6 we as Christians are called also to … Continue reading Be Strong
"These are the commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses for the children of Israel in mount Sinai." Leviticus 27:34 (KJV) The commandments the LORD gave to Israel on Mount Sinai are many. The Ten Commandments given in Exodus 20 are a condensed version of the others given throughout the books of the Law, and Leviticus. … Continue reading The Commandments
There are some sects of Christianity which do not believe that Jesus Christ is God Incarnate – God in flesh. Yet much of what Jesus says confirms to us that He is exactly that. The works that He performed in miracles and signs confirm who He is as well. I am not going to take … Continue reading Who Is the Alpha and Omega; the First and the Last?
“Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers; which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well: because that for His name’s sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. We therefore … Continue reading Doing Faithfully
“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; (for the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with … Continue reading Fellowship With the Father and the Son
O how we need to get this straight. Salvation by grace continues to work in us following our regeneration or justification in Christ and God. How the churches today need regenerated people sitting in the pews, in our places of employment, our recreation, working out their salvation with fear and trembling. “Wherefore, my beloved, as … Continue reading The Work of God In Us Worked Out
There will be no Bible study today, but for the Shiloah Baptist Church, I want us to remember to whom we give Thanks. The first Pilgrims who came to this land (the Eastern shores of what was to become the United States of America) gathered some of the natives after a particularly hard winter and … Continue reading Today is Thanksgiving Day; As it Should be Everyday
Are you fearful? Does it seem as though the enemy is coming in around you? Do you feel surrounded by your troubles, trials, and fears? Sometimes we all have them, and we deal with them the best way we know how, but often, the last thing we do is seek the Lord. We need to … Continue reading Fear and the Enemy
"Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into … Continue reading Teach the Truth of the Gospel