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

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

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

A Zeal for GOD, and Holiness

Sometimes I fear, due to what some call grace, that holiness is a forgotten quality within Christianity. We need the zeal of Phinehas in dealing with sin; starting with our own sins. Due to the deceptive, lying, personal aggrandizing of Balaam to make his own greed successful the Moabites came in with lusty pleasures to … Continue reading A Zeal for GOD, and Holiness

Trespass Against the LORD

"And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 'Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and that person be guilty; then they shall confess their sin which they have done: and he shall recompense his trespass with the principal thereof, … Continue reading Trespass Against the LORD

Hated by His Brothers

"And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph … Continue reading Hated by His Brothers