The Sabbath Day

John 5:16 And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day. Because He had done these things on the sabbath day. What things? Jesus had healed a man on the sabbath. A sabbath was religious day. God had set aside the sabbath for … More The Sabbath Day

Being Enlightened

Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, Being enlightened. Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians is to see the things which are spiritual and the truth of their existence in God. … More Being Enlightened

The Rain

Genesis 7:12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. The rain. The fountains of the great deep. One day all was fine and then it was all changed. The flood was catastrophic. Nothing of the old world survived. The flood was not just catastrophic for the world, but it was … More The Rain

Salute Every Saint

Philippians 4:21 Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren which are with me greet you. Paul commands, salute every saint in Christ Jesus. Every saint is important in God’s economy because every saint is in Christ Jesus. Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles, had a concern for the churches of his day and the … More Salute Every Saint

Fret Not Thyself

Psalm 37:1 Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. Two things are highlighted in this verse: first, fret not because of evil doers and second, be not envious against the workers of iniquity.  Great advice. To focus our minds on anything does two things; it enlarges whatever we … More Fret Not Thyself

The Host Of Heaven

  Nehemiah 9:6 Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee. Heaven, earth, and the seas. The LORD has … More The Host Of Heaven