Psalm 117 is the shortest Psalm and the briefest chapter in the Bible, consisting in only two verses, and in our translation having no more than thirty-three words. But size does not always indicate value. A small diamond is worth ..
Be sure that you take the words of Psalm 126:5 in their context and setting. The psalmist writes, “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.” Scripture here does not teach us that there will be no crop failures ..
Our sins have been blotted out. The cross has wiped them completely out of God’s book. But until we die, we still have the old man of sin, and we also have the motions of sin in our flesh. Therefore, ..
The world may, and often does, ridicule God’s church. Think of how the King of the church was ridiculed upon His cross. Think of how they scoffed at those upon whom the Spirit was poured out on Pentecost, accusing them ..
Yesterday we were reminded of the fact that God is our Redeemer, and that we should praise and thank Him more emphatically in regard to the spiritual gifts of our salvation. This truth is expressed again in Psalm 126:1-3, where ..
When our lives are spared, in what we call a miraculous way; when a loved one recovers remarkably after serious surgery; when things go exceptionally well for our flesh; the words of our mouths often are, “0 God, how good ..
The heavens declare the glory of God, but in a way that they are not heard by the human ear. Man, however, was created in such a way that he could, with words that his fellow men could hear, speak ..
Warnings protect our lives. The buzzing sound of the smoke detector, the screaming of the siren of the fire engine speeding towards us from behind, and the red light indicating that the automobile ahead has its breaks applied, all serve ..
The god that is worshiped by most men is gold. And if gold is not in the literal sense that for which they live, their god is that which gold can buy. And the sweetest thing that they know is ..
Man fell into sin when he accepted Satan’s word and rejected God’s. Then he was no longer able to hear God speak through the heavenly bodies. But then he also lost all ability to keep God’s law according to which ..