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 ..
You cannot give God anything that is not already His; and you cannot buy anything from Him. No matter how faithful you have been, even if you can say with the psalmist, who in Psalm 119:57 wrote, “Thou art my ..
It is during the darkness of the night that dew forms and refreshes the earth. And so it is that in the darkness of the night of sin, which fell upon the earth when man rebelled against God and broke ..
There are things that cannot go together and must be kept separate. By all means keep a flame of fire from the open can of gasoline that you are carrying! light and dark-ness cannot be mixed. In the measure that ..
“They are not all Israel that are of Israel” is what Paul wrote in Romans 9:6. And it is likewise true that all who all themselves Christians are not Christians. Therefore, in Psalm 125:5 we read, “As for such as ..