“Keep back Your servant also from presumptuous sins.” (Psalm 19:13) ALL sins are great sins but yet some sins are greater than others. Every sin has in it the very venom of rebellion and is full of the essential marrow of traitorous rejection of God. But there are some sins which have in them a … Continue reading Presumptuous Sins
“And that officer answered the man of God and said, Now, behold, if the Lord should make windows in Heaven might such a thing be? And he said, Behold, you shall see it with your eyes but shall not eat thereof.” (2 Kings 7:19) ONE wise man may deliver a whole city. One good man … Continue reading The Sin of Unbelief
“Verily He took not on Him the nature of angels; but He took on Him the seed of Abraham.” (Hebrews 2:16) THE Almighty God, who dwelt alone, was pleased to manifest Himself by created works which should display His wisdom and His power. When He set about the mighty work of creation He determined in … Continue reading Men Chosen – Fallen Angels Rejected.
"For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh." (Galatians 5:17) In every believer's heart there is a constant struggle between the old nature and the new. The old nature is very active, and loses no opportunity of plying all the weapons of its deadly armoury against newborn grace; while on … Continue reading Looking unto Jesus.
“If he turn not, He will whet His sword; He has bent His bow and made it ready.” (Psalm 7:12) “IF the sinner turn not, God will whet His sword.” So, then, God has a sword and He will punish man on account of his iniquity. This evil generation has labored to take away from … Continue reading Turn or Burn
Ye are like unto whited sepulchres — Mat_23:27 The Jewish Background The imagery of this denunciation would appeal powerfully to a Jewish audience. These whited sepulchres, gleaming in the sun, were a familiar feature in the landscape. You are not to think of them as separate buildings, like the mausoleums of the Romans. They were … Continue reading Respectable Sin
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 7:2-18 Yesterday we considered the godly sorrow that leads to repentance, but as Paul writes to the Corinthians he also compares godly sorrow with worldly sorrow. Godly sorrow, that is seeing our sin as God sees it, leads to repentance and to salvation. Godly sorrow is rooted in God’s holiness and … Continue reading True and False Repentance
Eph. 5:17-18 – “Do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit.” People’s lives are either dominated by sin which will drag them to hell, or by the Holy Spirit who regenerates and sanctifies … Continue reading The Evil of Liquor
Direct me in the path of YOUR commands, for there I find delight. - 📖 Psalm 119:35 📖 In this passage of Psalm 119, the Psalmist asks GOD to give him insight and guidance in obeying HIS commands. When people obey GOD'S law with all their hearts, they experience the joy of GOD in their lives. … Continue reading Joy when you do what GOD asks …
The five cities of the plain have been located and the evidence is staggering. For the first time in modern history we have found round balls of brimstone, or nearly pure sulfur, embedded in an ashen area near the Dead Sea, which show clear signs of having once been ancient building structures! Josephus Saw … Continue reading The Cities of the Plain