The LORD, Moses, and Jesus

"And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, ‘Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, ‘If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD, which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them: if the priest that is anointed do sin according to the sin of …

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Stand Up for Jesus to Live

Reading this morning from Mark 8 - 9 I marked the following verses... And when He had called the people unto Him with His disciples also, He said unto them, 'Whosoever will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; …

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The World, and Eternity

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 …

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Courageous and Valiant

"Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the LORD do that which is good in His sight." 1 Chronicles 19:13  (KJB) The word "Valiant" is a word not frequently used in most of today's conversations.  There are many good words …

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The LORD is Gracious and Compassionate

Reading 2 Kings 11 - 13 for today... But Hazael king of Syria oppressed Israel all the days of Jehoahaz. And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast He them from …

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Let the World Know

Reading today from 1 Kings 7 - 8... "That all the people of the earth may know that the LORD is God, and that there is none else." 1 Kings 8:60  (KJB) King Solomon had just ended a prayer during the dedication of the temple. During this dedication he now speaks to the people, and …

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…The Precious Blood of Christ…

“And if you call on the Father, who without partiality judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves throughout the time of your stay here in fear; knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver and gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, but with the precious blood …

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Thoughts from Song of Solomon Seven

Your Love Your Desire Song of Solomon 7:1-13 Marriage is the bedrock of any strong society; that is a strong, godly marriage.  When it is cheapened by continuous divorce, remarriage, divorce, and remarriage it is no wonder that we are discussing the matters of immoral conduct in same sex, transsexual matters. Christian keep your marriage …

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Romans 1:8-15

Praying and Intercession Romans 1:8-15 Praying for others is an expression of concern for them, and of trusting them to His care. It is first of all, for God’s guidance, providence, and personal spiritual growth. Secondly, that their witness [ good witness] may be seen and spoken of by all. Prayer lets others know you …

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In The Wisdom of God, The World through Wisdom Did Not Know God

"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.” Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? …

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Captive and Useful

Whether we Christians would like to admit it or not we are strangers in a foreign land.  That does not matter what part of the world we live in.  We are both citizens and captives in our respective countries, and lands. We are citizens of nations, because we are in the world.  We are captives …

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121711 Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God

"From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?    Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.  Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask …

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121311 Let all the angels of God worship Him

"God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by His Son, whom He hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also He made the worlds; who being the brightness of His glory, and the express …

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101111 Go through, go through the gates

"Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people.  Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, 'Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, His reward …

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