Although thus far they did not succeed, the enemies of the psalmist were trying to kill him. He states this in Psalm 119:85, 86 in these words: “The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law. ..
The suffering of the child of God who wrote Psalm 119 was intense. He expresses this in verses 83, 84 in these words: “For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. ..
Salvation always implies misery of one kind or another. Joyous moments and happy situations we want to keep. But out of discomforts and sufferings whether light or severe we want to be lifted. This explains the words of the psalmist ..
In Psalm 123:2 the psalmist had said that his eye waits upon God until He has mercy upon him. Now in verses 3, 4 he writes, “Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly ..
One of the most precious powers God implanted in the human body is the gift of sight. How rich does not the gift of sight make life! How much would we not miss, if it were taken from us? But ..
Because God is our light and our salvation, our desire to dwell in His house, and therein behold His beauty, will most assuredly be fulfilled. There are times when it does not look that way. We have enemies exactly because ..
In this vale of tears and sorrows where we live, our lives are characterized by ups and downs. We can, as children of God, be one minute on the mountain top of faith, and with David confess that God is ..
Although there are fathers and mothers who have forsaken their children and committed child abuse, the natural attitude to their own flesh and blood is that of tender, loving care. But there is one who loves His children more deeply ..
In the fall of 2004, Randolph PRC was the site chosen to host Classis West. As is common, the day before Classis was utilized to host an Officebearer’s Conference. The topic for the day was Reformed Education. There were speeches, ..
There are times when a child of God is upon the mountain top of faith. There are also times when weakness of faith manifests itself. These two are in our lives because we still have the old man of sin ..