"For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success." -God Joshua 1:8 This may sound like heresy to some, but to those who take the bible for what it says know that it is true. Much more depends on you than you might think. Now don't get me wrong. … Continue reading God has no control over your level of success in life
Month: January 2010
I want to pay full price.
"Hear us, my lord (Abraham): You are a mighty price among us; bury your dead in the choicest of our burial places. None of us will withhold from you his burial place, that you may bury your dead." Then Abraham stood up and bowed himself to the people of the land, the sons of Heth. … Continue reading I want to pay full price.
Understanding Job part 2
Then the wrath of Elihu was aroused because [Job] justified himself rather than God. Job 32:2 The book of Job is a fascinating book. Here's the basic brake down of what happens in the book of Job: Chapter 1,2: The story of what happened to Job. Chapter 3: Job's lament and his cursing of the … Continue reading Understanding Job part 2
On Hell and death
God did not spare the angels who sinned, but cast them down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgment... 2 Peter 2:4 Hell is a scary place, and if there is a chance that it is a real place, then you certainly want to avoid it. The bible … Continue reading On Hell and death
Peace that can’t be understood
And when Herod was about to bring him out, that night Peter was sleeping, bound with two chains between two soldiers; and the guards before the door were keeping the prison. Acts 12:6 Peter's good friend, James, had been put to death not to long ago by this Herod. Herod was trying to get brownie … Continue reading Peace that can’t be understood
Understanding Job part 1
And the Lord said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has in in your power, only do not lay a hand on his person." Job 1:12 The book of Job is probably one of the most misunderstood books of the bible. Many people use the book of Job to help explain how miserable they … Continue reading Understanding Job part 1
On marrying the wrong person.
So when I heard this thing (that some in Israel had intermarried with pagans), I tore my garment and my robe, and plucked out some of the hair of my head and beard, and sat down astonished. Ezra 9:3 Is it possible to marry the wrong person? Absolutely. In the book of Ezra there were … Continue reading On marrying the wrong person.
He who overcomes shall inherit all things.
He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son. Rev 21:7 'Overcome' implies a battle or a struggle. It may be a long struggle. It may be a hard struggle, one that many people do not make it through. What is this struggle? It's life … Continue reading He who overcomes shall inherit all things.
They laughed at them.
Hezekiah sent to all Israel...that they should come to the house of the Lord to keep the passover... Then the runners when throughout all Israel and Judah with letters from the king: "Children of Israel, return to the Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel..." but they laughed at them and mocked them. 2 Chr … Continue reading They laughed at them.