To hope for something is to long for it- but also to expect it to come. In his wisdom Solomon wrote in Proverbs 10:25. “The hope of the righteous shall be gladness. But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.” ..
Place some precious gold coins in the feeding trough of a horse or mule. But do not be surprised when it pushes these aside with its mouth and, having eaten all the food, walks away from them. It sees no ..
If you have been caught stealing someone’s possessions, spreading ties about him, have slapped him in the face and called him some filthy, vile names, and then apologize, he might forgive you and treat you as before those sins. But ..
Did you ever stop to think that if you lived, or have lived, for 70 years and sinned only once a day, you would have 25,550 sins that needed forgiveness? That does not even count the years when there are ..
You cannot buy anything from God. The gold and silver you might try to me is already His. And surely the price of salvation is too high for man to buy the smallest part of it Yet David in Psalm ..
The fruit of a tree may be delicious, and the flower of a vine may have exquisite beauty. But remember that the tree brought forth that fruit and the vine made that flower possible. And when it comes to our ..
Here is a versification of David’s words in Psalm 108 that we do well to commit to memory and take with all through life: God’s word shall surely stand His name through every land Shall be adored; Lord, who shall ..
In the measure that we appreciate the good someone has done for us, we respond with the praise of thanksgiving. And who is there that has done more good for us than God? Not only has He given us life, ..
One may ultimately come to the decision that a loved one should undergo very serious surgery and makes up his mind to arrange for it. That does not however mean that he looks forward to it and will be singing ..
If you had to choose between becoming a millionaire tomorrow, or continue the rest of your life as you are, and then when you die enter at once into heavenly glory, what would you choose? If you chose the latter, ..