Posts Tagged 'have knowledge of God'

God’s Standards Convey Eternal Esteem

June 12th, 2016

God’s Standards Convey Eternal Esteem

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool. (Proverbs 26:1 KJV)

It is never appropriate for a fool to be honored.

However, in this world that is exactly what often happens.  Foolish people are esteemed and valued while those people knowledgeable in things of God are trampled down and persecuted.

The comparison used in this scripture is of snowfall occurring in the Summer season rather than in the middle ...

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Lydia a Seller of Purple

Lydia was met by Paul and Luke as she was in a place of prayer along the river bank near Thyatira.  Lydia and other woman were found here praying on the Sabbath in the outskirts of a city that was filled with darkness and evil about them.  It is thought that Lydia was a Gentile woman who was a proselyte, or one who had converted to a belief in Judaism, and she was gathered along with other devout Jewish woman ...

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