Learning To Fear The LORD…

"When thou art come unto the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt possess it, and shalt dwell therein, and shalt say, 'I will set a king over me, like as all the nations that are about me;' thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy …

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Day Twenty – King Saul, and David

Reading today is 1 Samuel 17 - 29. I will do a little backing up to chapter 15 for study purposes, and a reminder of King Saul's sin. Saul began his reign as the chosen, anointed king of Israel, chosen by God.  His heart was right, humble, and honorable.  He seemed not to be grasping …

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The Peril of Heavy Taxation

"And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for to Shechem were all Israel come to make him king.  And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was in Egypt, whither he had fled from the presence of Solomon the king, heard it, that Jeroboam returned out of Egypt.  And they sent and called …

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The Blessed Happy

"And He opened His mouth, and taught them, saying, 'Blessed the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed the …

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Do You Refuse Him Who Speaks with the Voice That Shakes the Earth? – Hebrews 12:25-29

"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 …

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The Question of David’s Son

The Pharisees claimed to believe the word of God.  They had attached many traditions to their beliefs and practices; and probably due to this had become blind to who Jesus was and is. Jesus asks the Pharisees a question they cannot answer.  In the following verses there is only one answer you can reach as …

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The Law, the Prophets, and Jesus

"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 …

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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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