The Diligent, the Righteous, and the Wise

"The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death. The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but He casteth away the substance of the wicked. He becometh poor … Continue reading The Diligent, the Righteous, and the Wise

He Laid the Foundations of the Earth

"Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, Thou art very great; Thou art clothed with honour and majesty. Who coverest Thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain: who layeth the beams of His chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds His chariot: who walketh … Continue reading He Laid the Foundations of the Earth

What is the Hope of the Hypocrite?

"Moreover Job continued his parable, and said, God liveth, hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, hath vexed my soul; all the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils; my lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit. God forbid that I should justify you: till … Continue reading What is the Hope of the Hypocrite?

121811 That your faith and hope might be in God

"And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man’s work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear: forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with … Continue reading 121811 That your faith and hope might be in God

121711 Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God

"From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?    Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.  Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask … Continue reading 121711 Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God

121511 In those sacrifices there is a remembrance again made of sins every year

"For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect.  For then would they not have ceased to be offered? Because that the worshippers once purged should have had … Continue reading 121511 In those sacrifices there is a remembrance again made of sins every year

121411 Seeing then that we have a great High Priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God

"For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.  Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in His sight: … Continue reading 121411 Seeing then that we have a great High Priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God