The Heart; Who Can Know It?

We will not be thinking of the pump which pumps the blood through the human body, through its many miles of arteries and veins.  We are speaking of the centrality of the human being, of Adam kind.  Hear the word of the LORD concerning the heart of man [generic]. "The heart is deceitful above all … Continue reading The Heart; Who Can Know It?

For the Faithful Man of God

“Therefore thus saith the LORD, If thou return, then will I bring thee again, and thou shalt stand before Me: and if thou take forth the precious from the vile, thou shalt be as my mouth: let them return unto thee; but return not thou unto them. And I will make thee unto this people … Continue reading For the Faithful Man of God

The Attention Jesus Will Receive

It is my heart to believe that according to the writings of the prophets that the kingdoms of Judah and Israel have been one since their return from Babylonian captivity.  For one I cannot think of a single time they are referred to as a divided people in the Gospels or all the New Testament. … Continue reading The Attention Jesus Will Receive

The Promises of God: Negative and Positive

“They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? When they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul was poured out into their mothers’ bosom. What thing shall I take to witness for thee? What thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I … Continue reading The Promises of God: Negative and Positive

I Will Not Leave You Wholly Unpunished

The people of God: Jacob and his descendants are never without the discipline [correction] of God.  That correction shows, in fact, that they are the children of God.  The same is true of those who are genuine Christians; those who have been regenerated through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ the Son of … Continue reading I Will Not Leave You Wholly Unpunished

When the Enemy Overpowers

Your prophets have seen for you false and deceptive visions; they have not uncovered your iniquity, to bring back your captives, but have envisioned for you false prophecies and delusions. All who pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and shake their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem: “Is this the city that … Continue reading When the Enemy Overpowers