Failure because of sin.

Joshua 7:11 The fall of Jericho was followed by the temporary fall of Israel. We have much need to beware of the dangers of success. When Uzaiah was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction according to (II. Chr.26:16). The seed of pride and self-confidence is often sown in the joyful, but unguarded…

How shall we do.

II. King 6:8,17 The weapons of a “man of God” are nost carnal, but spiritual according to (II.Cor.2:4) ”For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;” Elisha was able through his spiritual insight to save the king of Israel, “not once nor twice”…

The cost

Luke 14:28 Man is not a mere creature of circumstances “Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.” (Jer.1:5) Like a plant. Christ expects us to act as reasonable men, and to…

Failed in life

Luke 12:13,21 The parable of the rich and prosperous fool was given to rebuke the covetousness of the man who said to the Master, “Speak to my brother that he divide the inheritance with me.” (v.13). But the Lord could see that under the mask of justice there gleamed the greedy eye. Who made Me…

Is God Indifference to long suffering?

II. Peter 3:8 Let us look at the Divine time-measures first of all. (v.8) contains the second answer to the skeptical argument. Time is the condition of man’s thought and action, But not of God’s. His thoughts are not as our thoughts, nor His ways as our ways according to to (Isa.55:8,9) “For my thoughts…

Our call from God.

I. Corinthians 1:4,9 All true Christian experience has its origin in the call of God: “Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you.”  (Jh.15:16). The apostle stated this “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;” (I.Tim.1:12) We shall…