April 2, 2019 - The Book of the Psalms contains 150 chapters and was written over a period of twelve centuries. From fifteen hundred BC to three hundred BC.
It is mostly a collection of songs and prayers offered to God on behalf of the Jewish people.
All of the various chapters are centered around the one and only living God. And they each one promote this Creator God as the King of all the earth and a refuge to all who would trust in him as Lord and Master.
April 1, 2019 - King Solomon, the son of David, the one highly blessed by God with knowledge and understanding says this about the value of wisdom.
“My son, if you receive my words and measure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.” (Proverbs 2:1-5)
March 25, 2019 - There are many questions concerning the Christian way of living, questions of what should I do, or, what should I not do if I am to follow Jesus Christ and he is to be my Lord and Master.
The prophet Micah gave answer to a young man that came before him asking the question, “With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before God on high?” (Micah 6:6)
March 11, 2019 - When Jesus, our Lord, ascended back to the Father in heaven he left his disciples that were there with him this instruction. He told them to stay there in Jerusalem and wait for the promise of the Father, which he had told to them when he said, “for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” (Acts 1:5)
And then he said, “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8)
March 4, 2019 - When Jesus died on the cross of Calvary his death gave all who would come to him the venue by which anyone of us can come to the throne of God, at any time we choose. We come in prayer to speak with our Father, to ask him for help and sometime, just to offer thanks to him for what he has so graciously given us.
The prayer of Daniel when asked to interpret the dream of king Nebuchadnezzar;
February 26, 2019 - The non-believer asks of the believer, “Just what is it that this Jesus that you speak of has done for you that makes you love him and speak of him so?
The apostle Paul explains what it is like as a believer to have the love of the Father and the Christ as he explains to the church at Ephesus. As he gives thanks first to the Heavenly Father and then to the Christ for the many blessings all receive as heirs to the throne of God, our true inheritance.
February 25, 2019 - Why! One might ask, is there so much dissension, so much despair, so much suffering in the world today? The answer is not easy but it is simple, it is as the prophet Isiah said so long ago and has not changed until today.
February 18, 2019 - There is so much doubt in todays world, doubt even of the existence of heaven or hell, doubt even of God himself. Let us take a glimpse into God’s Word and see for ourselves what is real.
February 13, 2019 - “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted,” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2)
Time waits for no one but marches on toward the end of the age when all things will change and all things will be made right under the Lord.