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

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

Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

The title is a question many people down through human history have asked.  Yes, I have as well.  This was a question Jeremiah the prophet was asking in the text you will read in a moment.  Many of the Old Testament prophets asked the question.  Habakkuk asked it in his prophecy chapter 1; and Malachi … Continue reading Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

All Flesh… Be Silent Before the LORD

"Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD. And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be My people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the … Continue reading All Flesh… Be Silent Before the LORD