Are You the Christ, the Son of God?

The title is the question the high priest asked of Jesus as He was being tried for His "crimes" (Matthew 26:63). When Jesus opened His mouth it was acknowledging the words of the high priest with a loud "Yes!"... "Jesus saith unto him, 'Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see … Continue reading Are You the Christ, the Son of God?

The Purposing Heart

"But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself." Daniel 1:8  (KJB) Four Hebrew youths plus more had been taken from their homeland … Continue reading The Purposing Heart

When Mourning for Sin Does Not Come

"Also the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down. Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind the tire of thine head upon thee, … Continue reading When Mourning for Sin Does Not Come

Devour the Word of GOD

"And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein; and He spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe. Moreover He said unto me, Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this … Continue reading Devour the Word of GOD

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?

The Power of Prayer has a “But” Attached

I have been hearing a lot of thought on the matter of prayer.  Sometimes it sounds to me as though we always have power in prayer.  No matter how we have violated God's word, His law, His ordinances, or His worship; and the way we live our lives; it has sounded to me as though … Continue reading The Power of Prayer has a “But” Attached

Measurements and Man’s Understanding

"Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good. Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?" Proverbs 20:23-24 (KJB) In those days of King Solomon, and before and after, for many years trade was conducted with produce through the use of scales … Continue reading Measurements and Man’s Understanding