Devotional

Judgment Is God’s Strange Work

August 22, 2016

Part 3 The moral and social conditions during our nation’s founding were not as wholesome as we’d like to think. According to the late revival scholar, Dr. J. Edwin Orr, “Drunkenness became epidemic. Out of a population of 5 million, 300,000 were confirmed drunkards. Profanity was of the most shocking kind. For the first time […]

Judgment Is God’s Strange Work

August 15, 2016

Part 2 We looked last time at God’s reluctance to judge and His mercy upon the people of Israel. But what about the U.S.? The general Christian mindset is that until modern times, America was a solid Christian nation, established by godly Founding Fathers; and that it has only recently weakened by the infiltration of […]

Judgment Is God’s Strange Work.

August 8, 2016

Part 1 When considering whether judgment is at hand, we must first remember that it is the Lord’s strange work (Isaiah 28:21). History testifies that judgment is something God is reluctant to do. Think of all the wickedness that has marred human history. Think of all the sin and disregard for God and His laws, […]

Stay Hungry!

August 1, 2016

Feast or Famine part 3  So what happens when we cherish the Word and saturate ourselves in it? This is the result: “‘Behold, the days are coming,’ says the LORD, ‘when the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him who sows seed; the mountains shall drip with sweet wine, and all […]

DELIGHT IN THE LAW OF THE LORD

July 25, 2016

Feast or Famine part 2.   Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in His law he meditates day and night. Psalm 1:1-2  In […]

The Importance of Feasting on the Word

July 17, 2016

Famine or Feast? Part 1 “Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord God, “that I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.” Amos 8:11 A deprivation of God’s Word in any society leads to confusion, chaos, […]