Considering Proverbs 11:10-11

10 When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting. 11 By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked. It is generally true that people of a city or nation are glad when things go wellContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:10-11”

These Things Saith He – Method of Interpretation

There are several ideas about how prophecy should be interpreted and this is a subject that one can research on their own. The perspective taken within the contents of “These Things Saith He” is based on this idea: God does not look at things from the same perspective as man does. Man looks at theContinue reading “These Things Saith He – Method of Interpretation”

Like a Vapor

I felt my mortality in an interesting way yesterday. I have been visiting family that I have not seen in several years and yesterday I visited a lot of land that one of my childhood homes used to sit on. I spent about 10 years there. We lived in a trailer that was removed aContinue reading “Like a Vapor”

A Hypothetical Scenario for Christians: If the Tide Turned on Your Enemies

What if the tide were to turn on all of the enemies of Christianity today found within the social sphere? As a Christian, what would you do? This is pure hypothetical conjecture, as far as I know, but the thought occurred to me…what if? What if all of this glorification of LGBTQ pride, BLM, extremeContinue reading “A Hypothetical Scenario for Christians: If the Tide Turned on Your Enemies”

Discerning Salvation Issues: Be Careful About What You Build

Which Christian doctrines are necessary for salvation? Last night, I made a post about my perspective concerning where to draw the line concerning Christian doctrine as it pertains to salvation. I stated that Jesus is the line. Period. We put our faith in Him and continue in this faith. We like to add to thisContinue reading “Discerning Salvation Issues: Be Careful About What You Build”

The Righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees

For I say unto you, that except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 5:19-20 What is the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, and why does their righteousness ban them from the kingdom of heaven? There areContinue reading “The Righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees”

Jesus is Near the Broken Ones. So are the Wolves.

One thing I love about Jesus is His love for the weak. Those who know that they are sinners, those who know that they are lost in this world, those who are not content with this life, those who want to know God and always feel a lack, no matter how much of God theyContinue reading “Jesus is Near the Broken Ones. So are the Wolves.”

Considering Proverbs 10:28

28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish. As a Christian, there are things I hope in—things that I have not perfectly hoped in, but continue to learn to hope in. Hope, I believe in the KJV is a often a word that means “expectation.” I expectContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 10:28”

Considering Proverbs 10:26

26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him. Have you ever worked with someone that didn’t want to hold up their end? Have you ever worked a job where you had to oversee a team, and someone on that team would not followContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 10:26”

Considering Proverbs 10:24

24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted. What do the wicked fear? In this context, I don’t want to think of run-of-the-mill sinners. I want to think in terms of that which we war against as Christians: “principalities, powers, and rulers of darknessContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 10:24”