"And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of the LORD, and an house for his kingdom. And Solomon told out threescore and ten thousand men to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to oversee them. And Solomon sent to Huram the king … Continue reading Who is Able to Build Him an House?
"And Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven: and he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like Thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with Thy servants that walk … Continue reading When a Wise King Prays
“And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, to keep the commandments of the LORD, and His statutes, … Continue reading What the LORD Requires of Us
"And Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran. And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep. And he dreamed, and behold a ladder … Continue reading Surely the LORD is in This Place
"Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest … Continue reading Behold, The Judge Stands at the Door – James 5:7-12
"See that ye refuse not Him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused Him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from Him that speaketh from heaven: whose voice then shook the earth: but now He hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth … Continue reading Do You Refuse Him Who Speaks with the Voice That Shakes the Earth? – Hebrews 12:25-29
"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
"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, 'Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled'. Whosoever therefore shall break one of … Continue reading The Law, the Prophets, and Jesus
What did Jesus preach? What did He teach? To find the answer to that you must read the Gospels. The first thing He preached is repentance. That is a word we evidently do not like to hear today; but a necessary for us, none the less. Hear the word from Matthew's Gospel... "From that time … Continue reading What Jesus Preached and Taught
God's covenant with David is eternal. Hear the word from the prophet Jeremiah... "Thus saith the LORD; If ye can break My covenant of the day, and My covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season; then may also My covenant be broken with David My servant, that … Continue reading Can Day or Night Cease?
"The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal, surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? Who … Continue reading The Student
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?
Have you ever felt as though your family and friends had turned against you? That you were all alone in your torment, pain, suffering, and grief? I would imagine that most of us have; and that if you have not yet; you will. If you have not experienced this pain you are one in a … Continue reading Heaven’s Witness
Just a thought. If the LORD of the Universe has given fire, which is His approval of the house, doesn't that mean that the LORD Himself has come down? Just a thought on my part. "Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering … Continue reading Fire Came Down
"The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out." Leviticus 6:13(KJV) The question you may raise concerning this verse is, "What fire?" The answer to that question is that it has to do with the fire of the altar of burnt offering. That is the altar near the entrance of … Continue reading The First Fire