John 3:25-36 – John the Baptist Speaks

"Then there arose a question between some of John's disciples and the Jews about purifying. And they came unto John, and said unto him, 'Rabbi, He that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all come to Him.' John answered and said, 'A man can receive nothing, except …

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Luke 8:19-21

"Then came to Him His mother and His brethren, and could not come at Him for the press. And it was told Him which said, 'Thy mother and Thy brethren stand without, desiring to see Thee'. And He answered and said unto them, 'My mother and My brethren are these which hear the word of God, and …

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All the People Heard

The prophet Jeremiah was faithful in preaching, in delivering the word the LORD had given to him.  It was not a popular word.  The destruction of the city of Jerusalem and the temple, the captivity of the people, and it lasting for 70 years was not what they wanted to hear.  They had hired prophets, …

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The Learned, Hearing Servant

My daily reading was Isaiah 46 - 50.  I pray some are following along. "The Lord GOD hath given Me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: He wakeneth morning by morning, He wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned. The …

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Embracing Aging

I believe what many of the scholars of Scripture have taught over the years, about the time Solomon would have written this book of wisdom - Ecclesiastes -  that it was written in the latter years of his life.  The following verses are the reason for their conclusion and mine... "Remember now thy Creator in …

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It Never Changes

"Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you."  Deuteronomy 4:2 (KJB) God, nor His word ever  changes.  The One who spoke the Universe into existence is the One who speaks …

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The Token in Every Letter…

"Now the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all. The salutation of Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen." 2 Thessalonians 3:16-18 (KJV) The salutation …

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Hearing God’s Words

First on the matter of "hearing".  For some people; as we get older; the hearing starts to fade away.  First it is certain tones and such, then sometimes gradually the rest of it fades, and sounds get more difficult to hear, and detect differences in sounds. Some people today just refuse to hear.  Especially the …

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