September 30, 2021
Study Is Necessary
2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV) Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
It is a sad fact that many pulpits are circling the drain on this earth. Though God promises there will always be a remnant of sincere believers, there is undoubtedly a whole gutter full of dark-minded preachers who do not know or serve God. It is because such so-called preachers exist that ... Continue Reading →
September 29, 2021
Hear And Verify The Message
Acts 17:11 (KJV) These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Men in pulpits can and do skew God’s message and intent. Now, this does not mean that every man standing in the pulpit has a dark ulterior motive in mind as they preach to listening ears. There are undoubtedly instances where a sincere ... Continue Reading →
September 28, 2021
1 Timothy 5:20-22 (KJV) Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear. I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality. Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men’s sins: keep thyself pure.
This scripture from the book of 1st Timothy pertains to rebuking the church elders, serious business. The Apostle Paul ... Continue Reading →
September 27, 2021
A Home With Problems Spills Over Into The Church
1 Timothy 3:4-5 (KJV) One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?
The first few verses of chapter three of 1st Timothy God saw fit to record a pastor’s qualifications. Undoubtedly, an unruly spouse or raising rebellious children, or holding onto favorite ... Continue Reading →
September 26, 2021
Good Leaders Plan and Motivate
Nehemiah 2:17-18 (KJV) Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach. Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king’s words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, ... Continue Reading →
September 25, 2021
Theocracy Not Democracy
1 Samuel 12:12-13 (KJV) And when ye saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came against you, ye said unto me, Nay; but a king shall reign over us: when the LORD your God was your king. Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have desired! and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.
Theocracy is when appointed priests rule in the name of God. This kind ... Continue Reading →
September 24, 2021
Jeremiah 23:16-17 (KJV) Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Hearken not unto the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you: they make you vain: they speak a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the LORD. They say still unto them that despise me, The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come ... Continue Reading →
September 23, 2021
A Prophet Raised Up
Acts 3:20-22 (KJV) And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began. For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things ... Continue Reading →
September 22, 2021
Prophecies and Prophets
Deuteronomy 18:15-20 (KJV) The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken; According to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not. And ... Continue Reading →
September 21, 2021
Exodus 1:7-8 (KJV) And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them. Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.
Egypt enjoyed Joseph’s leadership, and because of his headship, and most of all, favor from God, the land was richly blessed. God’s richness came to the people even in a time of severe drought throughout the land, for God ... Continue Reading →