AN EXPOSITION OF ROMANS 9:1-7 The life of Paul, as presented in Scripture, suggests that he was a very emotional personality. There is pathos, there is energy to the apostle that surges through the Divine narrative, as the record of his life is revealed. The emotional intensity that characterized the man also characterized his writings. … Continue reading Paul’s Pastoral Heart
Hear Now the Word of God The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. The Lord is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion [to play quietly; meditate]. Selah … Continue reading Blasphemy in Prayer in the Highest Hall in America
On June 17, 1858 a speech was made in Springfield, Illinois. The speaker himself had just been nominated for the U.S. Senate. The convention that nominated him invited the new candidate to come and address the assembly. The candidate came, bowed to the applause and cheers and, for the first time in his life, read … Continue reading A House Divided Needs God, Not More Government
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.”—Revelation 3:13 One thing that is being said by the Spirit unto the churches is that God is fulfilling the promise He has made in the Old Covenant that the Gentiles are to share in the blessings that God has given … Continue reading There is Going to be a Time of Triumph
Luke 4:16-21 “And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read. 17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found … Continue reading Why Did Jesus Stop Reading Isaiah in the Middle of the Verse?
Romans 2:17-29 The single greatest question that a person will ever consider is this: “Am I a Christian?” Eternity itself waits for the answer. If the answer is, “Yes, I am a Christian,” positive consequences will result: a belief in, and a love for Jesus Christ, as both Lord and Savior; the pursuit of holiness … Continue reading Who is a Christian?
AN EXPOSITION OF DEUTERONOMY 7:6-9 “For thou art a holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. 7 The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because … Continue reading Why God Chose Israel