Even Though A Tenth Remains In The Land

                “And though a tenth remains in the land, it will again be laid waste. But as the terebinth and oak leaves stumps when they are cut down, so the holy seed will be the stump in the land.”                                                                                                                                                 Isaiah 6:13                 Whenever I find myself reflecting upon the importance of careful Bible reading… Continue reading Even Though A Tenth Remains In The Land

Providence

                “He has showed you, O man, what is good.  And what does the Lord require of you?  To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God”                                                                                                                                                 Micah 6:8                 Years ago a friend of mine challenged me by their actions to become a student of the Scriptures.  It… Continue reading Providence

Therefore

                                                “Therefore”                                                                                                                                 Micah 6:13                 “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.”                                                                                                                                 Romans 1:18-19                 The Scripture is… Continue reading Therefore

Prayer And Prophesy

“Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock of your inheritance, which lives by itself in a forest, in fertile pasturelands.  Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead as in days long ago.  As in the days when you came out of Egypt, I will show them my wonders.”                                                                                                                                                 Micah 7:14-15                 A number… Continue reading Prayer And Prophesy

Spurgeon: Faith Defined

                “And they said, believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Acts 16:31                 This morning, as I was reading a sermon from C. H. Spurgeon as part of my devotional reading I came across this extended quotation as Spurgeon was introducing a sermon in which he… Continue reading Spurgeon: Faith Defined

Wisdom From The Nineteenth Century

                Today I want to give you an extended quotation from Christ Is All in “Profiles in Reformed Spirituality”.  It is an examination of the piety of Horatius Bonar.  Here quoting from an article entitled “Do You Go to the Prayer Meeting?” in Kelso Tracts Bonar writes,                 “Reader, is there a prayer-meeting in your… Continue reading Wisdom From The Nineteenth Century

Jesus The Evangelist

                “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”                                                                                                                                                                 Matthew 11:28-30… Continue reading Jesus The Evangelist

Paying Attention

                “But they refused to pay attention; stubbornly they turned their backs and stopped up their ears.  They made their hearts as hard as flint and would not listen to the law or to the words that the Lord Almighty has sent by His Spirit through the earlier prophets.  So the Lord Almighty was very… Continue reading Paying Attention