As the saying goes, “Haste makes waste.” But there is one way in which haste reveals grace. The psalmist spoke of this in Psalm 119:59, 60, when he said, “I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy ..
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 ..
Are you concerned about the well-being of your church? What is it that concerns you? Would the leveling of your church building by a fire disturb you more than the introduction of a false doctrine in the preaching? Would the ..
Today man has some powerful explosives and earth-moving equipment, and one might be inclined then to question the words of the psalmist when in Psalm 125:1, 2 he writes, “They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, ..
A thing gets its name because of what it is made of, the purpose it serves, and to distinguish it from other objects. A day gets its name from what happened or will happen: thus birthday and Thanksgiving Day. A ..
A coin has two sides but is by no means two-faced. The two sides do not contradict each other but give us the full picture. Both sides say the same thing only in different ways. So the child of God ..
It is very easy and natural for us, as we are by nature, to hide our faith when there is danger of being ridiculed. We do not have to be in danger of being imprisoned or of bodily injury. Being ..