Live in Victory

“Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.” Psalm 31:4 David had fled from King Saul’s presence in fear for his life. Hiding from the king’s wrath, David was betrayed by the Ziphites. When David was made aware of this betrayal, he cried out “Pull…

The Good Shepherd

“He shall stand and feed in the strength of the Lord.” Micah 5:4 This prophecy about the coming Saviour Lord Jesus makes for a wonderful description of how He would fulfill His role as the Good Shepherd. Jesus, trying to relate who He was, used the metaphor of the Good Shepherd to help His followers understand Him and…

Last Words

“Now these be the last words of David.” 2 Samuel 23:1 David the son of Jesse said: "…and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel." (2 Sa 23:1) When we consider the Saints in the Old Testament, David, King of Israel…

Build That Wall

“And they fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall.” Nehemiah 3:8 Walls were the best defense for cities in the biblical times. The term "broad wall" was used to describe walls that were the strongest defensive positions in the walls of the city. The broad wall was one of the last walls left standing after the…

The Stain of Sin

Alone, empty and in a dark place both physically, mentally and spiritually is often the life-space the people of God find themselves. The “seed of Jacob” were oppressed and discouraged and God encouraged them by reminding them that He never said that their seeking comfort and relief in their suffering was in vain: “I have…

Showers of Blessing

“He that watereth shall be watered also himself.” Proverbs 11:25 Solomon is instructing his son about the nature and after-effect of living a righteous life empowered by God’s word, will and way versus a life that is lived in the pursuit of materialistic, earthly-minded and profane desires. He uses a parallel of the advantages of the…

What Will Heaven Be Like?

Many people have constructed their own idea of what God is or should be and how we should approach and worship Him. The God of the Bible reveals Himself to us in His word. It is in the teachings found in the word of God that humanity not only receives the revelation of God but…

Do You Have a Home in Heaven?

 For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city. (Acts 18:10) A follower of Jesus should be motivated to practice good behavior knowing that from the vilest of sinners come the people of God and these are the people made fit for…