Forgiveness Of Sin and Consequences Of Sin

"And Nathan said to David, 'Thou art the man. 'Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul; and I gave thee thy master's house, and thy master's wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and of …

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Day Twenty One – The Rise and Fall of Kings and Commoners

The reading today was from 1 Samuel 30 thru 2 Samuel 11.  Quite interesting reading of wars, strife, the death of one king and his family; the rise of a new king, and his fall. We see battles where people are killed.  People of Israel are destroyed by foreign kings, and by their own people.  …

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The Sign of the Prophet’s Grief

"Also the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, ‘Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down. Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind the tire of thine head …

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Redeeming, Life Changing Love

"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 …

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The Power of Prayer has a “But” Attached

I have been hearing a lot of thought on the matter of prayer.  Sometimes it sounds to me as though we always have power in prayer.  No matter how we have violated God's word, His law, His ordinances, or His worship; and the way we live our lives; it has sounded to me as though …

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A Refrain, and a Reminder

We read the Song of Solomon, sometimes called the Song of Songs this morning, chapters 1 - 8.  The title reflects on what the lesson on today. I want you to note the difference between chapter 8 verse 4, and chapter 2 verse 7, and chapter 3 verse 5.  These three verses are the refrain …

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Sitting on the Ground

Job was declared to be righteous by God Himself.  Yet, Job, even though he was righteous, had great family, great fortune, and probably prestige among his peers lost all that he had; except for his life. Job has been afflicted with great sores over his body; and this after the tragic events of the death …

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041311 The Angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar

"And Manoah said unto the Angel of the LORD, 'What is Thy name, that when Thy sayings come to pass we may do Thee honour?' And the Angel of the LORD said unto him, 'Why askest thou thus after My name, seeing it is secret?'   So Manoah took a kid with a meat offering, and …

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010611 …The LORD being merciful unto him… brought him forth…

"And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.   And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of …

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Verse Of The Day 070510

"And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that He regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand.  Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy …

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