"Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God. Ye shall keep My sabbaths, and reverence My sanctuary: I am the LORD. If ye … Continue reading Blessings and/or Terrors?
"And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, 'Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.' And Moses … Continue reading God Spoke All These Words…
"Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by Him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye … Continue reading Honour all Men. Love the Brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the King – 1 Peter 2:13-25
In a time not so long ago when compared to eternity, in a land not so far away there was and is GOD. He desires to be among His people, and He sent His Son, born of a virgin, to live and to die for the sins of humanity. His name? You know it. It … Continue reading The God-Man Among the People
"Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the LORD will do great things. Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength. Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and … Continue reading I am Not Ashamed
My reading for this morning was Daniel 10 - Hosea 1. From Daniel 10 I share the following verse... "And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong. And when he had spoken unto me, I was strengthened, and said, Let my lord speak; for thou hast … Continue reading Weakened by Fear
"And they shall no more be a prey to the heathen, neither shall the beast of the land devour them; but they shall dwell safely, and none shall make them afraid." Ezekiel 34:28 (KJB) These verses (chapter 34:20-31) are of a time when King David will become the Prince alongside the King of kings in … Continue reading When Evil Has Ceased
"In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God. They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD … Continue reading The Children of Israel Shall Come
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
I sometimes get to thinking that I have no fear in my life. When I do that something happens; a sickness in the family, a tragedy, a storm; you get the idea; is sent my way, and fear is present. It has occurred to me that when I am walking with the LORD in communion … Continue reading It Is In God’s Hands
"In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and His children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death." Proverbs 14:26-27 (KJB) I will let a sage of the past comment on these verses. Matthew Henry has written, "In these … Continue reading Confidence and a Place of Refuge
Psalms 84 and 85 are songs written for the sons of Korah. Now unless you are familiar with their story the Psalms for them will not mean too much to you. You will find their story in Numbers 16. Let me suggest that you go and read that, then the Psalms for the sons of … Continue reading Will God Give Us Revival Again?
What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee. In God I will praise His word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me. Psalm 56:3-4 Thou tellest my wanderings: put Thou my tears into Thy bottle: are they not in Thy book? When I cry unto Thee, … Continue reading When I Am Afraid, I Will Praise His Word
"O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him. O fear the LORD, ye His saints: for there is no want to them that fear Him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing." Psalm 34:8-10 (KJB) … Continue reading The Man is Blessed Who Trusts in the LORD
Please read 1 Samuel 14 - 16... "Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah." 1 Samuel 16:13 (KJB) Saul had proven himself to be a … Continue reading When the Preacher Goes Home