If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing (1 Cor. 13:3 ESV) What is love, at least from God’s perspective? The entire world is celebrating love on Valentine’s day— February 14th. I will not get into the details of
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us (Rom. 5:8 KJV) Love, by it’s very nature, has to be demonstrated in some way. The same is true about faith. If we say we have faith and do not have any works that corroborate our faith,
In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS (Jer. 23:6 KJV) The phrase “THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS” is a translation of the Hebrew words “Jehovah Tsidkenu”. The Prophet Jeremiah was speaking prophetically about the days of the
Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovah shalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites (Jdg. 6:24 KJV) Jehovah Shalom means “the Lord is peace” from the Hebrew. Gideon, the Judge that God raised to deliver the Israelites from the Midianites is the one who
So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. (Isa. 55:11 KJV) It is obvious why it is crucial for us to understand how God works.
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness (1 Chr. 16:29 KJV). The culture around us wants us to believe that the words “beauty” and “holiness” do not belong together; however, holiness is beautiful, not ugly. In Ezekiel
For we know him who said, “Vengeance is mine; I will repay.” And again, “The Lord will judge his people.” (Heb. 10:30 ESV). Have you ever been so hurt by someone, that you felt an urge rise within you, like a volcano, to punch them in the face? There is something inside of us all
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it (1 Cor. 10:13 KJV). The verse