Who would dare to deny that we, as citizens of the king-dom of heaven, have enemies? To deny that simply shows that the chief enemy, Satan, has a mighty grip upon us, and that our enemies are many more than ..
When you meet one from a foreign country who speaks a language that you do not understand, you will rightly judge him to be a stranger. And when the child of God who speaks the language of faith, which is ..
That a man is bold and fearless before other men does not necessarily mean that he has the boldness of faith. Boldly Korah, Dathan, and Abiram challenged Moses and Aaron. And Gehazi lied boldly before his master, Elisha. But God ..
When the unbelievers heap ridicule and scorn upon us, it is so easy to respond with sarcasm and with other sinful deeds. For that reason the psalmist asks God in Psalm 119:43, 44, “And take not the word of truth ..
If you are a child of God, you have to one degree or another, and at one time or another, suffered mockery and ridicule. The gift of salvation makes a night and day difference between us and the world. Jesus ..
A thankful heart will sing praises, as we saw. For to give thanks is to declare that someone has done something good. Therefore, having thanked God for His wondrous work of salvation, Asaph in Psalm 75:9, 10 writes, “I will ..
In this vale of tears and sorrows, and especially as we approach the days when the antichrist will be here to per-secute the true church of Christ, we do well to take hold of the comfort of God’s word as ..
Peter tells us that Satan goes about as a roaring lion. But there are times when his followers attack us as an angered bull that charges with its horns to try to gore the one that irritated it. And keep ..