Going Back on Your Upbringing

Going back

Lamentations 4:5, “… they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.” This describes the extremes one person can go to in life…from being clothed in scarlet to hugging a dunghill. This describes a blown life. It tells of a person who once loved the fragrance of holiness, but now is more comfortable filling his…

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The Lord Sent the Word

The Lord Sent the Word

Psalm 18:30, “… the word of the LORD is tried: …” The questions are: Who has tried the Word of the Lord? Under what circumstances? What were the results? In Creation We see God the Father trying His Word in¬†creation. He tried it on the darkness and the darkness became light. He tried it on…

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How Are We Doing?

How are we doing

2 Kings 7:9 “… We do not well: …” This Old Testament story in 2 Kings 7 could be duplicated, in part, in the New Testament story in Luke 10 where the priest and the Levite observed the condition of a wounded man in a ditch and passed by on the other side. They did…

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A Little Can Make a Big Difference

A Little Can Make a Big Difference

Small things can make a big difference, this is true in the negative as well as the positive. Examples of the negative are the little foxes that spoil the vines (Song of Solomon 2:15) and the dead flies in the ointment (Ecclesiastes 10:1). However, I want to approach this from the positive. What is smaller…

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