Archive for July 31, 2012
Rahab depended for her preservation upon the promise of the spies, whom she looked upon as the representatives of the God of Israel. Her faith was simple and firm, but it was very obedient. To tie the scarlet line in the window was a very trivial act in itself, but she dared not run the risk of omitting it. Come, my soul, is there not here a lesson for thee? Hast thou been attentive to all thy Lord’s will, even though some of his commands should seem non-essential? Hast thou observed in his own way the two ordinances of believers’ More >
The opposite of a life pursuing our plan is living out God’s perfect plan for our lives. We have seen all the heartache and pain there is in pursuing our own self-interests. The more we try to obtain, the more we want. We are never satisfied. It is just how the human mind operates.
So many people are desperately in search of love, joy, and peace. They search everywhere to find it. Some people spend their entire lifetime looking for these things. The pursuit of happiness is part of the American Dream. However, how come so many families that have the More >
In Matthew 1:23, the Old Testament prophet is quoted, “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which translated means, “God with us.”
The devil gives people many different ideas in his attempt to under mind the Word of God. Isaiah prophesied that the Messiah would be born of a virgin. I’ve heard the argument challenging the definition of the word virgin. Many people say the word virgin in Hebrew simply meant “young woman.” While that might be true, the Hebrew terminology and the Prophets of God were not depraved as modern society is today. Young woman and virgin More >
If such be the union which subsists between our souls and the person of our Lord, how deep and broad is the channel of our communion! This is no narrow pipe through which a thread-like stream may wind its way, it is a channel of amazing depth and breadth, along whose glorious length a ponderous volume of living water may roll its floods. Behold he hath set before us an open door, let us not be slow to enter. This city of communion hath many pearly gates, every several gate is of one pearl, and each gate is thrown open More >