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Tag Archives: fear
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
Let’s define the terms. Climate refers to the long-term weather conditions. “Weather refers to short-term conditions of the atmosphere while climate is the average daily weather for an extended period of time at a certain location… weather is what you … Continue reading
John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher in England. He is best known for writing The Pilgrim’s Progress (From This World to That Which is Come), in 1678. The book sold perhaps 100,000 copies in its first 15 years (Bunyan, … Continue reading
Israel had some great leaders in their past, men such as Moses and Joshua. Moses led them to the edge of the promised land. Joshua led them into the promised land. However, Jesus is so much better. Let’s consider how … Continue reading
What is hope? Biblical hope is more than a mere wish or desire. It is “favorable and confident expectation” (Vine’s). Our hope is based on Jehovah God (Psalm 31:24; 39:7; 71:5; 1 Peter 1:21), God’s word (Psalm 119:49-50, 81-82, 114; … Continue reading
Sometimes, it appears to me, that we are so zealous in stressing the proper form (action) in worship, that we neglect to teach upon the proper attitude. However, both the proper action, and the proper attitude are necessary to be … Continue reading