January 9th, 2020
David Considered the Goodness of God
Psalm 8:3-4 (KJB) When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; 4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
This starry night, as the shepherd David stared into the sky, he pondered creation and was awed at the magnitude of God and humbled with the insignificance of mankind. It is quite a wonder, indeed, when a person takes a ... Continue Reading →
November 22nd, 2019
From All to All
Isaiah 53:6 (KJB) All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
This verse, Isaiah 53:6, is an Old Testament prophecy concerning sin and Christ, and it starts with “all” and ends with “all.”
It is like a delicious spiritual sandwich with two thick buns and a generous helping of meat in the center. Ah, can’t you picture it, a delightful Italian sub or a ... Continue Reading →
John 7:18 (KJB) He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
This world is overwhelmed with lost hearted individuals seeking their own glory. Realizing the truth of such a spiritually sad situation makes understanding this verse vital in being right with God and in being prepared for their undeniable eternal future.
See, a person is either proud of God and desires to honor and glorify Him- or they are ... Continue Reading →
June 24th, 2019
Abide and God Will Provide
John 15:5 (KJB) I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
The vine of a plant is a complex network center for providing and storing essential food and nutrients. Without this backbone of life every plant would starve and die. So is the case for each of us for God is the vine ... Continue Reading →
April 8th, 2019
God’s Grace Has Spiritual Standards
Titus 2:11-12 (KJB) For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world.
God’s grace is not just a “spiritual throw blanket” for use in covering our sin. Or to allow us to do anything we want. Putting on God’s grace comes with a choice, a cost, His standards, and holy expectations.
God’s ... Continue Reading →
April 6th, 2019
David was to Attack the Philistines from Behind
1 Chronicles 14:13-16 (KJB) And the Philistines yet again spread themselves abroad in the valley. 14 Therefore David inquired again of God; and God said unto him, Go not up after them; turn away from them, and come upon them over against the mulberry trees. 15 And it shall be, when thou shalt hear a sound of going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt go out ... Continue Reading →
January 26, 2019
One God, Not Many
1 Timothy 2:5-6 (KJB) For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; 6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
There is a significant difference between a God who is alive and a multitude of dead and dormant gods.
First, notice the little “g” and the capital “G” in the spelling. This capitalization is of great importance for it implies His position above ... Continue Reading →
A Passion for Doctrine
Up Close and Personal with the Apostle Paul Series
Romans 1:1 (KJB) Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.
Undoubtedly the Apostle Paul was aligned with Truth of God and detached from the lies of this world. Yes, as this verse from the opening line of the book of Romans states, he was aligned with Jesus Christ and preaching sound doctrine. Paul had ... Continue Reading →
July 14th, 2018
Awestruck by His Word
Psalm 119:161 (KJB) SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
It is a sad fact today that many hearts have failed to stand in awe of the power and presence of God, or His Word. Today we are spiritually privileged to have the entire sacred inspired recordings of God to hold in our hand. In ancient times a man could only reflect upon words of God ... Continue Reading →
July 10th, 2018
God Personally Showed Up
2 Chronicles 5:13-14 (KJB) It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the ... Continue Reading →