So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel. And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? If the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word (I
A man that hath friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24). A few days ago, I renewed contact with a friend of mine from many years back. We hadn’t even spoken for probably thirty years. In the past, we attended church together, played basketball
The one who plants and the one who waters have one purpose, and they will each be rewarded according to their labor. For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building(I Corinthians 3:8-9). In the New Testament, God’s word is adamant about the necessity of working together. The King James version
They traveled from Mount Hor along the route to the Red Sea, to go around Edom. But the people grew impatient on the way; they spoke against God and against Moses, and said “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread! There is no water!
Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up. Then said the Jews, Forty six years was this temple in building, and will thou rear it up in three days? But he spake of the temple of his body. When therefore he was risen from the
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty (Psalm 91:1). Driving to work this morning, I began to realize the lost sense of safety that Americans have experienced since 2001. That year the unthinkable happened as we were attacked on our own soil. Since
This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it (Psalm 118:24). If we will be honest, some events in our day may not produce rejoicing in us. Sometimes there are small, somewhat insignificant, events that occur. An example of that would be when the electricity goes off
Behold, I will do a new thing: now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert (Isaiah 43:19). Changing of seasons is one thing I have always loved about living in West Virginia. Winter, at times, seems to drag on
In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.
For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. (1 John 5:4) You gotta have faith! This statement is absolutely true when it comes to how we relate to God. Hebrews 11:6 states it this way, “But without faith it is impossible to