Day Forty Two – The Blessing and Wealth of Giving

Riches are often what many of us think about at times, especially when we are having financially difficult times.  What would we do if we had wealth and riches?  Most of the people I know would end up not having any of it left after they received a big lump sum of money or things; …

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When a King Hates God’s King

...Or When a Man hates God's Man "And Saul spake to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David.  But Jonathan Saul's son delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, 'Saul my father seeks to kill you: now therefore, I pray you, take heed to yourself until the …

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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 …

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The Power of Godly Love – 1 Corinthians 13:1-8

"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, …

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Fruit of Righteousness

"Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter envy and self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This wisdom does not descend from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic. For …

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Envy, The Oppressor, and Righteousness

"Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways. For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but His secret is with the righteous." Proverbs 3:31-32 (KJV) To regret living a life of good, and righteousness, due to the ill gotten, illegally gotten wealth of the "oppressor", the "froward" or perverse individual is …

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062511 …Now it is high time to awake out of sleep…

"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.  The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.  Let …

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042211 And the word of the Lord was published throughout all the region

"And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God. But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.  Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, 'It was necessary that the …

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