The LORD, The First and The Last

"Keep silence before Me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment. Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his foot, gave the nations before him, and made him rule over kings? He gave … Continue reading The LORD, The First and The Last

O Inhabitant of the Earth

"From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, ‘My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! The treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.’ Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. And … Continue reading O Inhabitant of the Earth

Standing With The King

"Now this is the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra the priest, the scribe, even a scribe of the words of the commandments of the LORD, and of his statutes to Israel. 'Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, … Continue reading Standing With The King

Let Me Fall Now into the Hand of the LORD

"And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.  And David said to Joab and to the rulers of the people, 'Go, number Israel from Beersheba even to Dan; and bring the number of them to me, that I may know it.' And Joab answered, 'The LORD make His people an hundred … Continue reading Let Me Fall Now into the Hand of the LORD

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

The Dragon and God’s Vineyard

"In that day the LORD with His sore and great and strong sword shall punish Leviathan the piercing serpent, even Leviathan that crooked serpent; and He shall slay the dragon that is in the sea. In that day sing ye unto her, A vineyard of red wine. I the LORD do keep it; I will … Continue reading The Dragon and God’s Vineyard