Tag Archives: trust in God

Be Still And Know

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

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Turning The King’s Heart

“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

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In The News: The Coronavirus

The Coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, has affected nearly all of us in some way.  It has dominated the news in the U.S. and around the world for the last several weeks.  Travel has been restricted.  Schools and universities have postponed classes.  … Continue reading

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Wealth and Riches

There is no doubt about it.  It takes money to live in society.  There is no free lunch (someone must pay for it). However, here are some things we should keep in mind:  1.  True gain is found in godliness … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Virgin Birth – A Study of Isaiah 7:1-16 (Part 1)

The background to this chapter is this: Assyria is pushing westward, conquering territory, and quickly becoming the dominant world power. Under these circumstances, two old foes, Syria and Israel, form a league for mutual protection. The two then try to … Continue reading

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