Respecting God’s Anointed Leaders

"And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, ‘Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.’ Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went to seek David and his men upon the rocks of the wild goats. And he came …

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Day Forty Nine – The Heart of Man, Inheritance, and Sacrifice

There is much we can learn from reading the proverbs of the Bible.  I am not commenting about the verses I post today except to show them to you for your perusal, and pray you will go to the book itself, and read them.  There is much wisdom to gain by reading and applying them. …

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The Conspiracy of Fear

There is truth to the thought that, "Fear is a coward".  Learn how a man of faith in God deals with it through the following verses from Nehemiah... "Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had builded the wall, and …

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Not For Your Own Righteousness

If there were no God like so many are trying to tell us through atheistic and "scientific" thought; this world would have been destroyed way before now.  Without God there would be nothing in the first place; and I would not be sitting at this computer sharing this with you. This article is about righteousness.  …

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Persuading Them Concerning Jesus – Acts 28:17-31

"And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, 'Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the …

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From Without; From Within

My Bible reading for this day was Mark 7.  When you read the whole chapter you will see the teaching Jesus gives us started over accusations from the religious elite of His day over eating with unwashed hands according to their traditions.  The following verses are the teachings Jesus gives... "And when He had called …

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When We Speak With GOD and Miracles Happen

Let me be clear about something before we get too far into this fairly lengthy study.  I do not see miracles in everything that happens.  I do not believe the birth of a baby is a miracle. The conception, maybe, but not the birth.  One exception to that would be the birth of Jesus Christ; …

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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 …

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Identifying the Hater

Most of us can identify hate and hatred. There are people however who try to convince us that they are really loving, yet they have no fruits of love.  These are the ones the wise man has written a few words of in Proverbs... "He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit …

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The Words of My Mouth

The words we speak can be very acidic, eating away at the heart and soul of those we speak so vile of words to.  Someone has said, "The words we speak are like a fired weapon, once launched, it cannot be recalled." The Christian's mouth should be different from the mouths of those who do …

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Go With God and He Will Go With You

"And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered."  2 Chronicles 31:21 (KJB) While reading the historical account of King Hezekiah in 2 Chronicles 29 - 31 this …

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