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Category Archives: God’s Providence
It is easy to become myopic (nearsighted) in one’s view of life. There are the cares and concerns of this world. There are current events and the issues of the day. There is the steady stream of information and news, … Continue reading
“The King’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, Like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes” (Proverbs 21:1). What does this mean? Does this mean that every action of a king (or country leader) is … Continue reading
How does one determine God’s will for one’s life? Many are looking for subtle signs. Consider: (1) I once heard of someone who was trying to decide which church to attend. One day, while driving through town, the person noticed … Continue reading
The date was July 9th, 1755. The war was the French and Indian War with the British. Both Franklin and Washington had warned British General Braddock of a possible ambush. Braddock, without concern marched his men in a line stretching … Continue reading
Daniel 8 records a vision of Daniel. This vision is said to have occurred in the third year of the reign of Belshazzar (Daniel 8:1). Belshazzar was co-regent with his father Nabonidus (cf. Daniel 5:7, 29). He was the last … Continue reading
The more one understands about an opponent, the better prepared one is to deal with an opponent. Consider: (1) This is true in sports. Teams spend a great deal of time studying video of opponents. They want to understand strengths … Continue reading
The book of Psalms is filled with expressions of thanks to God. The words “thanks” and “thanksgiving” appear 30 times in the book of Psalms. Nave’s topical Bible classifies 37 Psalms as Psalms which offer thanksgiving to God (9, 18, … Continue reading
The word “angel” means “messenger.” This is true of both the Old Testament word (malak), and the New Testament word (angelos). These words are used of human messengers (e.g. Genesis 32:3; Numbers 21:21; 2 Chronicles 36:15; Haggai 1:13; Malachi 1:1 … Continue reading