What goes against our flesh, but we are often exhorted to do in Scripture, is to bless God. We like the idea that He blesses us. Even those who never worship Him on the Sabbath Day in His house will ..
If you could choose that which you are going to inherit, what would you choose? What would make you really happy? Would you say with the psalmist, “Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever: for they are the ..
From God, on whose earth we walk, whose plants provide us with all our food, who gives us every heartbeat and breath of life, we cannot earn or buy the smallest part of this earthly creation. Yea, instead, every minute ..
A musical instrument played properly can produce pleasing music, and, if obtained as a gift, calls for words of thanks unto the giver. But that gift will serve no good pur-pose until the one who receives it is taught how ..
Not only is it foolish but also dishonest to promise that which you know you cannot do. And therefore one might wonder why the psalmist wrote in Psalm 119:106, “I have sworn and I will perform it, that I will ..
Life has its requirements, and because sin entered into the world, it also needs protection. That is why the psalm-ist concludes Psalm 84 by stating in verses 11, 12, “For the Lord is a sun and shield: the Lord will ..
If the psalmist were living today, he would, no doubt, write that a day in God’s house is better than a million, yea, even perhaps better than a trillion days in this world of sin. But when he did in ..
If you want something badly, you are not going where it cannot be given to you. Parents who want their out-of-state children to come and visit them are not going to leave town the day scheduled for that visit. And ..
When Christ returns and the tabernacle of God is with men, as we read in Revelation 21:3, man will have reached the highest point of bliss and glory that is possible for the creature to know and enjoy. It is ..
Although man is the only earthly creature created in the image of God, and therefore is a thinking, willing creature, the creatures who were created below man often put him to shame after his fall into sin. Of that the ..