October 18, 2021
The Wicked Are Like Scavenging Rats
Revelation 22:14-15 (KJV) Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
The thought of giant rats foraging for food, especially near me, makes me shudder. I think that most of us can recall a movie or ... Continue Reading →
October 17, 2021
“Male and Female created he them…”
Genesis 5:1-2 (KJV) This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him; Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
The title of this devotion is taken straight from The Bible. If you did not already notice “and called their name Adam, in the day they ... Continue Reading →
October 13, 2021
There Are Two Spirits At Work
1 Corinthians 2:10-12 (KJV) But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is ... Continue Reading →
October 12, 2021
There Will Always Be Both Rich And Poor
Proverbs 22:2 (KJV) The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.
Those striving to equalize society in every fashion, including in the financial realm, would do well to read God’s Word. This necessary reading includes time spent studying the book of Proverbs. Stopping this scripture above to pause and drink its complex yet straightforward message each person can choose to take to heart. The conclusion, there ... Continue Reading →
October 06, 2021
God Can Use Our Situation For His Glory
Romans 8:28 (KJV) And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Isn’t it wonderful to know that God can use each one of us, mistakes, warts, and all! This verse brings comfort and joy to countless sincere professing children of God worldwide. The context of this verse expresses the truth that no matter what state ... 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 20, 2021
Genesis 26:34-35 (KJV) And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite: Which were a grief of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.
Raising a family in ancient times or today is hard, indeed. There is plenty of opportunity for letdowns, friction, and disappointments, along with the many blessings and camaraderie found in family relations. Not a parent will say that ... Continue Reading →