"These also are the generations of Aaron and Moses in the day that the LORD spake with Moses in mount Sinai. And these are the names of the sons of Aaron; Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. These are the names of the sons of Aaron, the priests which were anointed, whom he consecrated to … Continue reading The Redeemed Firstborn
"And Bezaleel made the ark of shittim wood: two cubits and a half was the length of it, and a cubit and a half the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it: and he overlaid it with pure gold within and without, and made a crown of gold to it … Continue reading The Presence
"Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the LORD toward the children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine." Hosea 3:1 (KJB) The LORD again speaks to Hosea concerning his wife. Hosea received command … Continue reading Redeeming, Life Changing Love
It does not sound encouraging, comforting, or motivational. Does it? Some elders of Israel in the captivity of Babylon came to Ezekiel the prophet seeking God's counsel. They had not sought it before. Now they show some interest. God is not our spare tire. Hear the word of the LORD... "And it came to pass … Continue reading I Will Not Be Enquired of by You
In a world where there are many words spoken. Some religious, some political, much trivial and inconsequential, talk among family and friends of events, church activities, teaching, and on and on we could go. In the prophet Jeremiah's day following the capture of Jerusalem the people chose to disobey God, even though the prophet had … Continue reading Whose Words Shall Stand?
In our minds "waiting" is a boring, and aggravating task that we sometimes do in a dentist, doctors, or lawyers office. We wait in busy traffic when we drive in cities. My reading for today was Isaiah 39 - 42 and I chose these verses to share with any who desire to read... "Hast thou … Continue reading The Wait
I believe what many of the scholars of Scripture have taught over the years, about the time Solomon would have written this book of wisdom - Ecclesiastes - that it was written in the latter years of his life. The following verses are the reason for their conclusion and mine... "Remember now thy Creator in … Continue reading Embracing Aging
In today's reading Ecclesiastes 1 - 3 I chose the following verses. Up front, I would say this book is one that troubles me more than the others. It troubles me trying to figure out the mind of the writer - Solomon - yet I do see things too. Maybe it is because of my … Continue reading The World, and Eternity
"A Song of degrees. Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD. Lord, hear my voice: let Thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. If Thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with Thee, that Thou mayest be feared. I wait for the LORD, my soul … Continue reading Redeemed from All Our Sins
"This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD. For He hath looked down from the height of His sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth; to hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death; to declare the name … Continue reading People and Kingdoms Gathered Together
"The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law." Deuteronomy 29:29 (KJB) It has been said that "I do not have as much trouble with the parts of the Bible … Continue reading The Secret Things and the Revealed
"For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. For I am the LORD that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: … Continue reading Is Holiness Still a Requirement of the Holy GOD?
Reading for February 03, 2018: Leviticus 1 - 5 "It is a trespass offering: he hath certainly trespassed against the LORD." Leviticus 5:19 (KJV) Overlooked transgression is a sin you may have committed ignorantly, then, realized that you had sinned against Holy God. It is sin which needs repentance just as any other. In the … Continue reading Overlooked Sin
Do you ever feel like a useless person, that you have never made any difference in anyone’s life, even your own? We all like to feel useful. We enjoy it when we hear someone tell us “Well done” on a job we have done, a race we have run, or even as a preacher, a … Continue reading You are Useful
“My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me? Why are You so far from helping Me, and from the words of My roaring? O My God, I cry in the daytime, but You do not hear; and in the night season, and am not silent. But You are holy, O You that inhabits the … Continue reading How Much GOD Loves the World