His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus

"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came … Continue reading His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus

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 … Continue reading Persuading Them Concerning Jesus – Acts 28:17-31

Testimony Shared With a King – Acts 26:12-23

"Whereupon as I went to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests, at midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me. And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking … Continue reading Testimony Shared With a King – Acts 26:12-23

No Respecter of Persons – Acts 10:34-44

"Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, 'Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: but in every nation he that feareth Him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with Him. The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (He is Lord of all:) that word, I say, … Continue reading No Respecter of Persons – Acts 10:34-44

Luke 10:21-24

"In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, 'I thank Thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that Thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in Thy sight. All things are delivered to Me of My Father: … Continue reading Luke 10:21-24

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 … Continue reading The Law, the Prophets, and Jesus

A Spiritual Awakening

Reading Daniel 7 - 9 today I once again noticed the prayer of Daniel.  A prayer of repentance; a prayer of recognition of the holiness and righteousness of God.  Though the prayer is for the sins of Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem it seems very powerful even for the Christian of 2018. I share Daniel's prayer … Continue reading A Spiritual Awakening

When Evil Leadership Influences a Nation

Reading today from 2 Kings 19 - 21... "But they hearkened not: and Manasseh seduced them to do more evil than did the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the children of Israel." 2 Kings 21:9 (KJB) Hezekiah the father of Manasseh was a good, and godly king.  His son Manasseh turned the hearts of … Continue reading When Evil Leadership Influences a Nation