In a fierce storm the wind whips up huge waves that dash against the rocks. But always the rock splits the waves and scatters the water left and right. Every time this happens, we have a picture of how safe ..
A man with a so-called life insurance policy gets nothing out of it himself. The policy does not assure him that he will not die, and promises nothing that will restore life to him. But the child of God has ..
It cannot be denied that we all face death, and in I Cor-inthians 15:26 Paul calls death the last enemy to be de-stroyed. That makes us wonder how David could say in Psalm 27:1 that he has nothing to fear ..
Having enemies is one thing. Being afraid of them is another. We have enemies; but we should not be afraid of them. In fact if we have no enemies, we should be afraid. If Satan and the ungodly world are ..
Children learn by asking questions. At a very early age they ask what this and that is, why this happened and that happened, why we must do this and why we must do that. And parents give them answers to ..
All the members of our bodies are important. God, who made and fashioned them, knew what He was doing when He made us as we are. And although some of the members of our bodies can be removed surgically without ..
There are sicknesses and diseases which come upon us that are not man’s attack upon us. But there are also afflic-tions which enemies bring upon us. Of such troubles the psalmist spoke in Psalm 119:77, 78, where he wrote: “Let ..
The tenth section of Psalm 119 is full of prayers. In verse 73 the psalmist had prayed that God would give him understanding. Then follows in this section of the Psalm five petitions that God will let this and that ..
To hope for something is to long for it- but also to expect it to come. In his wisdom Solomon wrote in Proverbs 10:25. “The hope of the righteous shall be gladness. But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.” ..
Place some precious gold coins in the feeding trough of a horse or mule. But do not be surprised when it pushes these aside with its mouth and, having eaten all the food, walks away from them. It sees no ..