For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright. Psalms 11:7 Whatever happened to virtue, morals, decency? It seems to be a forgotten idea, one no longer in relevant in our world where relativism is the way of society. Do what thou wilt seems to be the law of the land and … Continue reading Where’s Virtue?
Help, Lord. — Psa_12:1 The prayer itself is remarkable, for it is short, but seasonable, sententious, and suggestive. David mourned the fewness of faithful men, and therefore lifted up his heart in supplication-when the creature failed, he flew to the Creator. He evidently felt his own weakness, or he would not have cried for help; … Continue reading Help Lord
I have been studying Revelations lately and 6:9-11 always causes me to ponder who those under the throne are. And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: And they cried with … Continue reading Salvation of the O.T. Saints
O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens. (Psalms 8:1) He truly has set His glory in the heavens! Our science this year for our son has been geology and now we are doing astronomy, it is absolutely breathtaking to look into … Continue reading How Excellent is Thy Name
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels. (Psalms 22:14) My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death. … Continue reading David A Man After God’s Own Heart
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will … Continue reading We Will Serve the Lord
Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men: (Psalms 26:9) This is my prayer for 2017 - Lord, Gather not my soul with sinners, instead let my life bring only honor and glory to your name. May it be a reflection of your Son's light in this dark world, may I … Continue reading I Want to be Wheat.
For several weeks our Sunday school teacher has opened with this verse as a gentle reminder that we need to thank God for our blessings not grumble about our trials. I always whisper it along with him, smiling over every word. It's long been a favorite go to passage of mine. Every since I opened … Continue reading Rejoice!
Universe Uni - one Verse - a spoken sentence Universe - a single spoken sentence Did you realize you live in a single spoken sentence? In fact, I can even tell you what that sentence was and who said it. In the beginning God said "Let there be light." Let's look at the actual scripture … Continue reading A Single Spoken Sentence
I was thinking this evening about the passage in Matthew about building your house upon a rock for stability, safety, permanence. Upon a rock. My son has always been a fan of rocks, drags them in from everywhere and presents them to me as if he's giving me the greatest treasure, which in his eyes … Continue reading My Rock