We are sleeping ?

Mark 14:39,43 When a dear friend is in trouble our foot fall is quiet and our voice hushed “ he saith unto Peter, sleepest thou? Couldest not thou watch one hour? (v.37). Children are brought to silence when they see the face they loved stained with tears and pal with anguish. How much does stillness…

Are you looking for another?

Matthew 11 :1,6 John had a question, “Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,  And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?”  (v.2,3). John had been in prison for months. Yet he had heard of the…

God has given us life and also favored us.

Job 10:12) Life and favor comes from God. Job appeals to God as his Creator “Thine hands have made me and fashioned me together” (v.8). Job recognizes the Lord as the source of all he is and all he has “So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning:” (Job 42:12).…

Are you strong in spirit?

Proverbs 18,14 A sound spirit is what will keep us in times of outward infirmities and troubles “Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.” (Titus1:9) Let me ask the question, When may the spirit of a…

Renewal Comes From God

Lamentations 5:21 When lamentations do not lead to change they may be without profit, though they may be unavoidable “For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.” (I.Sam.3:13). It is vain to mourn…

An Earnest Prayer For Guidance

Psalms 25: 4, 5 Prayer ought to be the most natural, as it is the noblest form of speech. “Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave…