Dividing the Inheritance of the Land

"Moreover, when ye shall divide by lot the land for inheritance, ye shall offer an oblation unto the LORD, an holy portion of the land: the length shall be the length of five and twenty thousand reeds, and the breadth shall be ten thousand. This shall be holy in all the borders thereof round about. Of …

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When God Arose to Judgment

"In Judah is God known: His name is great in Israel.  In Salem also is His tabernacle, and His dwelling place in Zion.  There brake He the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah. Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey.  The stouthearted are spoiled, …

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Spring Up, O Well

"And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in Oboth. And they journeyed from Oboth, and pitched at Ijeabarim, in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrising. From thence they removed, and pitched in the valley of Zared. From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the wilderness …

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Confidence

The meaning of the word "Confidence" is dependent upon how you use it.  Dictionary.com gives three definitions: noun full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing:We have every confidence in their ability to succeed. belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance:His lack of confidence defeated …

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Our Protection

There are many who are reliant for the government to protect us.  Protect us from having no health care; protect us from a lethal threat from a gunman, or the terrorist who go to great lengths to terrorize, maim, and kill great numbers of people.  Some even desire the government to protect us from poverty …

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When God Purposes a Thing

It seems that, sometimes at least, we; yes even Christians, put terrible events and tragedies up to chance.  Chance says that these things just happen.  I must admit that this troubles me, but I think it troubles me more to believe that these things happen by mere chance; when they cannot be chance. Looking today …

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Wisdom’s Leadership

"I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions. The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. …

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Judgment and Hope for Nations

"And I will set My throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes,' saith the LORD. 'But it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring again the captivity of Elam,' saith the LORD." Jeremiah 49:38-39 (KJV) In the past few chapters of Jeremiah's prophecy God …

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GOD Takes Care of His Prophet

"Now Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon gave charge concerning Jeremiah to Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, saying, Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee. So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard sent, and Nebushasban, Rabsaris, and Nergalsharezer, Rabmag, and …

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Amend Your Ways and Your Doings, and Obey the Voice of the LORD

"Then spake Jeremiah unto all the princes and to all the people, saying, The LORD sent me to prophesy against this house and against this city all the words that ye have heard. Therefore now amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will repent …

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A Gap to Stand In

Probably not the most profound title.  Maybe not even a catchy one, but it is a title - "A Gap to Stand In".  So let us stand in the gap. "Her priests have violated My law, and have profaned Mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they …

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