Day Fifty Two – The LORD Is Salvation

Our reading today is Song of Solomon 7 through Isaiah 11.  The reading of Isaiah is interesting, full of Messianic prophecies, and hope for the rest of the world.  The language toward Judah and Israel is quite strong and warns them of their need to return to right worship of YHWH [the LORD]. The prophet …

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Prayer of the King

"And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD.  And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, 'O LORD God of Israel, which dwellest between the cherubims, Thou art the God, Thou alone, of …

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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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Romans 9:25-33 No People Left Out

No People Left Out Romans 9:25-33 There may have been accusations against Paul’s teaching, claiming that He was preaching an unjust and unrighteous God. That is not what Paul preached, nor is it the teaching of Scripture. Because God is holy, righteous, and just He has every right to be “Merciful to whom He will …

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Law and Tradition

"Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, Why do Thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they wash not their hands when they eat bread. But He answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition? For God commanded, saying, …

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The Eyes and Ears of Biblical Understanding

Seeing and hearing are an important part of human living and existence.  Without seeing we could not see the beauties of the created order around us; neither could we see to navigate as we walk, ride or drive through a countryside. Without hearing we could not hear the sounds of animals in the creation, neither …

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The Salvation of God

"And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening. And some believed the things which were spoken, and …

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The Scripture is Fulfilled

"And there was delivered unto Him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written, The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He hath anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He hath sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, …

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101211 The valley of Achor a place for the herds to lie down in

"Thus saith the LORD, 'As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for My servants’ sakes, that I may not destroy them all.  And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an …

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101011 The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart

"The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.    He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness."  Isaiah 57:1-2 (KJV) Today's Bible Reading - Isaiah 55 …

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100911 When the LORD shall bring again Zion

"How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!  Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when …

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100811 The LORD hath redeemed His servant Jacob

"Go ye forth of Babylon, flee ye from the Chaldeans, with a voice of singing declare ye, tell this, utter it even to the end of the earth; say ye, 'The LORD hath redeemed His servant Jacob.'  And they thirsted not when He led them through the deserts: He caused the waters to flow out …

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100611 I will help thee, saith the LORD, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel

"Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.  Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; …

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