Senseless Ones

Scripture They say, “The Lord does not see; the God of Jacob takes no notice.” ~Psalm 94:7, NIV Quote The wheel of God’s justice turns slow but it grinds exceedingly fine. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Man is the only creature created in God’s image and the only one who lives in rebellion against his Creator. It…

Eli’s Sons

Scripture Eli’s sons were wicked men; they did not respect {fear} the LORD. ~1 Samuel 2:12 (CSB) Quote Life is a series of choices: do your best to make the right ones and if you err, learn from the bad ones. ~Image Quotes I am a sequential learner which means I make a lot of…

In A Nutshell

Scripture Israel served idols, although the Lord had told them, “You must not do this.” The Lord warned Israel and Judah through every prophet, saying, “Turn from your evil ways”…But they would not listen. Instead they became obstinate like their ancestors…They rejected his statutes and… the warnings he had given them. ~ 2 Kings 17:12-15…

For The Record

Scripture Who can declare the Lord’s mighty acts or proclaim all the praise due Him? ~ Psalms 106:2 (CSB) Quote Depression is usually connected to our insolent refusal to offer praise to the LORD for His infinite goodness. ~Image Quotes I attempted to teach on humility last Wednesday night but did not demonstrate humility is my…

A Tragic Life

Scripture Saul died for his unfaithfulness to the Lord because he did not keep the Lord’s word. ~ 1 Chronicles 10:13 (CSB) Quote Don’t waste your life trying to be something you are not or trying to impress other people: do what you love and love what you do. ~Image Quotes Every time I read…

Seven Bowls Of Wrath

Scripture Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out the seven bowls of God’s wrath on the earth.” ~Revelation 16:1, CSB Quote The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion–our prideful self-will. ~Frederick Douglas I’m not much on explaining the Revelation of Jesus…

Integrity

Scripture Declare me innocent, O LORD, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering. ~Psalm 26:1, NLT Quote Only by living openly before the LORD can any person avoid hypocrisy and duplicity. ~Steven Lawson The importance of living a life of personal integrity cannot be overstated. The word integrity…

Triumphant Faith

Scripture I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the LORD was watching over me. Psalm 3:5, NLT Quote Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that man coult stake his life on it a thousand times. ~Martin Luther The setting for Psalm 3 is…

The Cure For Unhappy Christians

Scripture There is joy for those who deal justly with others and always do what is right.  ~Psalm 106:3, NLT Quote When God’s children are disobedient, they are ungrateful and unhappy. ~Ya’akov Psalm 106 is the last of this division and again it deals with Israel’s history and their perpetual disobedience. There is a list…

The History Psalm

Scripture Yet they tested the Most High God, and rebelled against him. They did not observe his decrees, but turned away and were faithless like their ancestors; they twisted like a treacherous bow. ~Psalm 78:56-57, NRSV Quote The one thing we learn from history is that we do not learn anything from history. ~Hegel Wiersbe calls…