God, our guide

Psalms 32:8 The place of guidance, what a need. Unless we are able to see God’s eye we cannot be guided “Mine eyes are ever towards the Lord: for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.” (Ps.25:15). What could hinders our view? Our sins. “For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities…

The beasts that we fight

I.Cor.15:32 Let us take a look at the contemptible nature of mankind. Men are carnal. There is no good reason for supposing that the apostle Paul meant literally beasts. In (II.Tim.4:17) Nero was allude to as a lion. David often compares his enemies to wild beasts. John the Baptist called some of his hearers “vipers…

The church, indefectible

Isaiah 59:20,21 The church of God, is a body of men and women, each one whom is weak, fallible, and liable to fall from the truth, even to apostasy, must, by the nature of things, be of itself and in itself defectible “I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you…

Afflictions, its fruits

I. Kings 17:17,24                                                                                                                               Trials have a way to disciple us. Trials is not proof of God’s anger. Sorrow darkens the home of God’s beloved. This was a home of faith and ministering love “And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and…

Our kingdom cannot be moved.

Hebrews 12:18 “We receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved” the question may be ask, is there such thing? Where is it? Egypt, Assyria, Greece, and Roman all gone as great notions. Where is the immovable kingdom? Is there anything that cannot be changed, shaken, and destroyed? “That ye be not soon shaken in mind,…

Light out of darkness

Job12:22,23 God discovers deep things out of darkness. God sees us inwardly. God has knowledge which are sealed to us, a key which unlocks the most secret chamber, an eye that can see down to the most hidden depths. “He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious…

A desire to seek God’s Face

Psalms 27:8 One of the great laws of God in life is for us to seek his face “Seek ye my face” The miner must dig for precious ore. The fisherman launch out into the deep, and let down his nets for a draught “For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth;…