The Secret to Learning

Psalm 46:10 gives us the secret to learning. “Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (King James Version of the Holy Bible) In simple language, the Psalmist tells us how to get better acquainted with God; get quiet and listen…

Extravagant Worship

“And King Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and one hundred and twenty thousand sheep: so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.” (2 Chronicles 7:5 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible) Solomon had accomplished so much at the end of twenty years. He…

Out of the Frying Pan; Into the Fire

“And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still and see the salvation of the Lord, which he shall shew to you today: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen today, ye shall see them again no more forever.” (Exodus 14:13 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) Imagine how the…

True Confidence

“Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.” (Jeremiah 17:7 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) Jeremiah’s prophecy was not all prophetic. He cautioned the Israelites not to misplace their confidence in the middle of their distresses. This is something we all need to learn….

The Bucket List

“Then David the king, stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people. As for me, I had in mine a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building: But God said…

Been There-Done That

“I will sing unto the Lord, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.” (Psalm 13:6 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) As I read this chapter, I realized that David was in a place where he found himself full of questions and complaints. He felt forsaken by God. He asked questions that…