Proverbs 29:2 (KJB) When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
July 31st, 2016
God Changes Lives
John 4:28-29 (KJB) The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men, 29 Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?
This woman was so excited to tell others about this extraordinary man she had just met! So thrilled in fact, that she left her water pot sit, and hurriedly ran off to the city to tell others ...Continue Reading →
July 30th, 2016
What Spiritual Claims Can You Make?
Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. (Acts 20:26 KJV)
This is a lofty spiritual goal in the life of children of God. It is to be innocent of thwarting away any opportunity to tell another needy soul about Jesus Christ.
Paul was emphatically certain of his own standing with God and boldly made this claim about his own life. He had taken all ...Continue Reading →
July 29th, 2016
Fishing Season Will Come to an End
And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, and followed him. (Matthew 4:18-20 KJV)
God’s fishing expedition has certainly been the longest fishing trip ever. However, someday “spiritual fishing” for souls of ...Continue Reading →
July 28th, 2016
Unconditional love and Compassion for Others is of God
For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not. Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in ...Continue Reading →
“God Sense” is Not Common
Proverbs 9:10 (KJB) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 (KJB) All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
I am sure you have heard many jokes, quips, and quotes over the years about ...Continue Reading →
July 27th, 2016
Do You Agree with God About Sin?
For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. (2 Corinthians 7:8-9 KJV)
Paul ...Continue Reading →
July 26th, 2016
Salvation Is an Inside Job Which Always Produces Fruit
Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. (Romans 4:4-5 KJV)
Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only. (James 2:24 KJV)
These two verses seem to be in opposition to each other. They are both New ...Continue Reading →
July 25th, 2016
Do You Love Others Enough to Tell Them the Truth?
Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities. (Psalm 141:5 KJV)
David describes the smiting of righteous men as an act of kindness. He said he would rather be “spiritually thumped” by righteous men for the purpose of being reproved, than ...Continue Reading →
July 24th, 2016
Even A Glimpse is Overwhelming
Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts. (Isaiah 6:5 KJV)
Isaiah was rendered awestruck with the opportunity to catch a glimpse of God. It was but a twinkling of time that left his heart forever changed.
The instant Isaiah’s eyes took in ...Continue Reading →