The Life of Abraham Following the Death of Sarah

"Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah. And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim. And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All … Continue reading The Life of Abraham Following the Death of Sarah

The Patience of the Saints – Revelation 14:12-13

"Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.  And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, 'Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and … Continue reading The Patience of the Saints – Revelation 14:12-13

The Unruly Evil – James 3:5-12

"Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set … Continue reading The Unruly Evil – James 3:5-12

The Lord Will Descend from Heaven – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

"But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him. For this we say unto you by the … Continue reading The Lord Will Descend from Heaven – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Christ is Risen from the Dead – 1 Corinthians 15:20-34

"But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. For since by man came death, by Man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they … Continue reading Christ is Risen from the Dead – 1 Corinthians 15:20-34

Unrighteousness or Righteousness? – Romans 6:12-23

"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. For sin shall not have dominion … Continue reading Unrighteousness or Righteousness? – Romans 6:12-23

He Got Up and Went Back Into the City – Acts 14:19-23

"And there came thither certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and, having stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing he had been dead. Howbeit, as the disciples stood round about him, he rose up, and came into the city: and the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe. And … Continue reading He Got Up and Went Back Into the City – Acts 14:19-23

Acts 7:54-60 – For Confronting the sins of the People He was Stoned

"When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, and said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the … Continue reading Acts 7:54-60 – For Confronting the sins of the People He was Stoned

You Have Not Lied Unto Men, But To God – Acts 4:36 – 5:11

"And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus, having land, sold it, and brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet. But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, and kept back part … Continue reading You Have Not Lied Unto Men, But To God – Acts 4:36 – 5:11

No Government of Man Can Stop It

"So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch." Matthew 27:66  (KJB) Reading today in Matthew 27 and 28 you will find that Jesus is crucified by the powers that be, and a mob of angry people who hated Jesus, and the most powerful ruling human authorities on earth … Continue reading No Government of Man Can Stop It

Matters of Life and Death

"Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, which was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon: he answered and said to Arioch the king's captain, Why is the decree so hasty from the king? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel. Then Daniel went in, … Continue reading Matters of Life and Death

The Teaching of Rebellion

Jeremiah did not enjoy preaching the message which God gave him to preach.  He loved the people, the priests (they were members of his own family), the princes, and the kings.  He loved the temple and what it represented.  Most of all Jeremiah loved God and His commandments. When Hananiah the prophet preached that God … Continue reading The Teaching of Rebellion

The Great Servant Who Would Suffer

The following verses were written about 700 years previous to the birth of Jesus.  They are prophetic Scripture which foretell the suffering of Jesus Christ.  Hear them, hear the word of the LORD and believe. "Who hath believed our report? And to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? For He shall grow up before … Continue reading The Great Servant Who Would Suffer

To Trust or to Defy the Living God

My reading for today was Isaiah 36 - 38.  In these chapters the Assyrians have been on a rampage through the land of Judah, destroying and pillaging; and they have come to Jerusalem which is walled and protected by good soldiers.  The king of Assyria sends his messenger to the wall with a threatening message, … Continue reading To Trust or to Defy the Living God