Posts Tagged 'servant of God'

Like A Broken Vessel

June 15th, 2017

Like A Broken Vessel

Psalm 31:12 (KJB)   I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

A broken vessel is not of use as it was originally intended.

This verse, recorded by David, implies he felt his life was over, was not valuable, and was like a broken bottle not good for anything.

Perhaps David felt he would be better off dead because he was not useable for anything.

Likely you and I have felt worthless ...

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What an Epitaph!

May 9th, 2017

What an Epitaph!

Judges 2:8 (KJB)   And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died, being an hundred and ten years old.

Joshua’s epitaph, or grave marker, contained quite a description.

First, his life was pronounced as being lived as a servant of the Lord.

Secondly, it was mentioned his life lasted one hundred and ten years on this earth.  Today living for such a long number of years would be termed “living a lengthy life.”  In ancient biblical ...

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Cornelius: A Godly Role Model

September 21st, 2016

Cornelius:  A Godly Role Model

There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway. (Acts 10:1-2 KJV)

Caesarea was a settlement consisting of Gentiles and largely populated by the Roman army and officials of the government.  The environment was like living near a populated military base today.  ...

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Take Up Your Cross July 20th 2015

Are you inheriting wind?

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart. (Proverbs 11:29 KJV)

There are sons and daughters and other members in many families across the world who spend their time stirring up dust and dirt causing divisive strife and confusion.  Wrecking families and marriages which never comes close to being pleasing God.  This verse in Proverbs is alluding to the fact that those who ...

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