Day Fifty Eight – The Unsocial Prophet

“The preacher who does not mix with people will never make much of a preacher;” at least that has been said or thought by many.  One thing needs to be understood by many preachers of the 21st century; if a preacher has been called by God to preach the Word of God, then we just …

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Day Fifty One – The Preacher and Love

Life is complex. Our reading for today is Ecclesiastes 5 through the Song of Solomon 6. If you have read Ecclesiastes, and think you have the problem of life solved, then let me say this as kindly as possible –  That is the thought of a fool. Solomon, the wisest of men who ever walked …

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Day Forty Four – Our Creator

When it comes to the Psalms we find much to sing and say about our Creator.  Some of the intellect of our day believe that all that is just came to pass by chance, or cosmic explosion alone; but where, O where did the materials come from that “caused the explosion”? The Scripture reading today …

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Day Thirty Seven – The Hymn Book of the Bible

First, let me clear some things up. When we speak of the “Book of Psalms” it is used in the plural. If we speak of one Psalm it is “Psalm”. Such as Psalm 1, Psalm 50, you get the idea. Psalms has no chapters, they are referred to as Psalms. There are 150 Psalms in …

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Day Thirty – The Peril and Power of Pride; Without Prejudice

It is written in Proverbs, “Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18).  Pride even gets into the hearts and minds of the best among us; and that is never more clear to me than when I was reading in 2 Chronicles 18 – 31 this morning. I read of …

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Day Twenty Three – A Heart Turned Away

David, even though he had committed adultery against Uriah the Hittite, and had murdered him is still the standard of a man with a heart for God.  The thing which makes a difference is that he did have a heart for God.  He loved God, and wanted only to glorify Him.  It is seen in …

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Day Sixteen – Take Possession

Today's reading for our 90 day journey is Joshua 12 - 24. Let us look back a moment to chapter 10 verses 12-14 You will note that Joshua spoke to the LORD, and gave command for the sun to stand still.  Now from a human point of view that would be impossible; but our God …

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Day Nine – I Am The LORD

Leviticus 15 - 27 is the reading for today's ninety day journey. As we look at Leviticus with all its commandments, requirements for holiness, laws for dealing with body sores, and skins rashes, and leprosy, sexual relationships, eating; the right kinds of animals, insects and fish to eat, etc. it seems like it would be …

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Day Two – The Men of Genesis Promise

These men all had something in common.  What is that commonality?  They are all sinners, deceivers, liars and tricksters.  Yes!  Even Abraham the patriarch of Judaism and Christianity. Abraham had the promises of God for the land of Canaan.  Verse 18 of chapter 15 of Genesis states, “In the same day the LORD made a …

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…The Longsuffering of Our Lord is Salvation…

"This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance: that ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: knowing this first, that there …

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Execute the Judgment of Truth

"Again the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying, ‘Thus saith the LORD of Hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury. ‘Thus saith the LORD; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall …

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Dividing the Inheritance of the Land

"Moreover, when ye shall divide by lot the land for inheritance, ye shall offer an oblation unto the LORD, an holy portion of the land: the length shall be the length of five and twenty thousand reeds, and the breadth shall be ten thousand. This shall be holy in all the borders thereof round about. Of …

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As I Live, Saith the LORD…

"Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, ‘Say now to the rebellious house, ‘Know ye not what these things mean? Tell them, Behold, the king of Babylon is come to Jerusalem, and hath taken the king thereof, and the princes thereof, and led them with him to Babylon; and hath taken of the …

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…Because You Have Trusted In Your Own Works…

"Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; ‘Woe unto Nebo! For it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: Misgab is confounded and dismayed. There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil against it; come, and let us cut it off from being a nation. …

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