As the saying goes, “Forewarned is forearmed.” If we know that the enemy is planning to attack us, we can get ready to defend ourselves and will not be caught by surprise. And the more we know about the enemy ..
As time passes by, words obtain new meanings. When the queen of Sheba came to visit Solomon we read in I Kings 10:2, “And she came to Jerusalem with a great train.” Surely what we call a train today is ..
The truth we must hold on to with all our might is the teaching of Scripture that salvation from beginning to end, in every part, and from every point of view, is God’s work. That we must be saved means ..
If the world looks down on you and despises you because you love God’s commandments, and show this before their eyes, you may be sure that you are going to be troubled and have anguish. The psalmist experienced this and ..
Because we are inclined to forget that which does not interest us, we need to have certain things repeated. But even when we have not forgotten a truth, there are times when it needs to be stated again for emphasis. ..
Are you jealous? Well, you should be. No, you may not be jealous of what your neighbor has. God’s law, which is righteous, forbids us to covet anything the neighbor has. And the first table of the law forbids us ..
When all goes well as far as our flesh is concerned, it is easy to say that God is good. When things go against our flesh, however, we find it difficult to thank and praise God for what has happened. ..
The temple that Solomon built was a picture of the house that God is building and wherein He will dwell. That house is His church of which Christ is the chief cornerstone. Ephesians 2:20. That house will be finished the ..
It is not uplifting to watch men tear down an old decrepit building. It is far more interesting to see a new, well-constructed and beautiful new building rise up in its place. And Moses having given us a picture of ..
In the eyes of the world we seem foolish, because we deny ourselves so many pleasures that they seek and enjoy. They shake their heads when on the Sabbath we go to God’s house to sing His praises and to ..