February 21, 2020
Acts 8:9-11 (KJB) But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: 10 To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God. 11 And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.
This man named Simon was thought to be a sorcerer. ... Continue Reading →
February 20, 2020
House of Rolls
Ezra 6:1 (KJB) Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
I hope you know that the context of this verse is not all about donuts and sugary confections or about homemade buttery dinner buns.
Indeed, the rolls mentioned in this verse are pointing to an ancient room housing a collection of ancient scrolls on which were recorded God’s words and decrees. This room was the ... Continue Reading →
February 19, 2020
Contrite Before God
Ezra 9:5-7 (KJB) And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my heaviness; and having rent my garment and my mantle, I fell upon my knees, and spread out my hands unto the LORD my God, 6 And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens. 7 Since the days of our fathers ... Continue Reading →
February 18, 2020
Colossians 3:2 (KJB) Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
It is so easy to place rose-colored glasses on your face and see the world as you want it to be, or as you believe it to be, rather than observing this world filtered with the truth of God. A correct viewpoint is only possible through applying the lens of God.
Ouch, that might sting a little, but it is true. God’s viewpoint does make us set up ... Continue Reading →
February 17, 2020
Deuteronomy 30:19 (KJB) I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live.
Moses urged these ancient people to understand that only God has authority over both life and death. This same message must be given to hearts today for sadly, the significance of both God and the preciousness of life has waned among many cold and lukewarm souls.
It is sad ... Continue Reading →
February 16, 2020
Not Being Saved
1 Corinthians 1:18 (KJB) For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
Verbs are essential players in the reading of correct context in any sentence. It is also true that grammar and punctuation from ancient times can be much different from that accepted as right today. The historical background of verses, together with proper application, punctuation, and grammar are crucial to understanding what God has revealed in ... Continue Reading →
February 15, 2020
Incomplete Without The Other
1 Corinthians 11:11 (KJB) Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.
Yesterday, February 14th, another Valentine’s Day has come and gone. It is important to note that this much celebrated day in this world comes with the giving of roses and candy every year. This day is meant to celebrate love and human relationships between a man and a woman at the leading of the Catholic Church centuries ago.
However, now Valentine’s Day is used to ... Continue Reading →
February 14, 2020
Offspring of God
Acts 17:29 (KJB) Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man’s device.
Each person reaches a glass ceiling in his or her natural finite thinking at work in this world. No person cannot entirely wrap his or her head around the infinite nature and creation of God for His ways are “out of this world” and beyond our limited understanding ... Continue Reading →
February 13, 2020
Prepared for Departure
1 Thessalonians 5:1-2 (KJB) But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. 2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.
I am sure that many of you have embarked on a trip or traveled on vacation at least a time or two. You pack your bags carefully, trying to consider your every need and desire when you are away from the comfort of your own ... Continue Reading →
February 12, 2020
Seeking God Not Physicians
2 Chronicles 16:12 (KJB) And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.
In this ever medically advancing modern world in which we live, it is quite common for a person to forgo asking God for help and to seek advice and remedy from a physician who is a part of our Scientific world. This avenue of information ... Continue Reading →