August 15th, 2019
Spiritual Goodness Over Sacrifice
Hosea 6:5-6 (KJB) Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth: and thy judgments are as the light that goeth forth. 6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
The Old Testament was filled with the laws, standards, and the necessity of coming before God and offering a shed blood sacrifice for the presence of sin. Such ... Continue Reading →
July 26th, 2019
A Thousand Thousands Gather
Daniel 7:10 (KJB) A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.
This book from the book of Daniel should cause each of us to stop and pause. Why, because it is a look into the future judgement of souls. Now, each of us likely will not agree with the timeframe in ... Continue Reading →
July 25th, 2019
Death and Everlasting Life
1 Corinthians 15:21-22 (KJB) For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. 22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
The first Adam in the Old Testament ushered in death in order to bring new life.
The second Adam in the New Testament paved the way for eternal life.
Who was this mediator between sin and eternal life? It was Jesus Christ, the ... Continue Reading →
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Titus 2:13-14 (KJB) Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
God gave Jesus Christ, His Only Son, to redeem our lost soul and to reunite us with God forever. This timeless spiritual union includes cleansing from sin. A regenerated ...
July 19th, 2019
The Very Source of Light
Hebrews 1:3 (KJB) Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high.
Who was the brightness of God’s glory?
Who was the very image of God?
Who purged our sin?
Who sat down to the right of God in Heaven?
This verse has several adjective ... Continue Reading →
May 25th, 2019
Feast, Fun, Fellowship
John 7:37-38 (KJB) In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. 38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
Many of us are a familiar with attending a church celebration or reunion. It often combines a feast of food, good fellowship, and family-oriented fun, ultimately pointing ... Continue Reading →
April 13th, 2019
Do Not Frustrate God’s Grace
Galatians 2:21 (KJB) I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
How can a person frustrate the grace of God? Well, for starters a person must understand the manner and magnitude of the grace of God. His grace is greater than any sin. If His grace were not greater than it would not have cost God or His Son Jesus Christ anything ... Continue Reading →
April 10th, 2019
Excuse After Excuse
Luke 14:17-19 (KJB) And sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready. 18 And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused. 19 And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to ... Continue Reading →
April 3rd, 2019
An Infamous Convict
Matthew 27:16 (KJB) And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
Just what exactly makes a prisoner notable?
Luke 23:18-19 Luke minced no words in calling Barabbas a murder!
John 18:40 John called Barabbas a robber.
Mark 15:7 Mark accused Barabbas of plotting against Rome.
It seems this man was mentioned in all the gospels and each author penned different crimes he committed. Barabbas was not a low-level criminal but one who seemed to have an ongoing history of ... Continue Reading →
April 2nd, 2019
The Source and Certainty of Scripture
2 Peter 1:19-21 (KJB) We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. 21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but ... Continue Reading →