Longsuffering

Longsuffering

Longsuffering is defined as: “having or showing patience in spite of troubles, esp. those caused by other people” (New Oxford American Dictionary). In his explanation of the words that are translated “longsuffering” in the Scriptures, W. E. Vine lists as synonyms...

Pandemic

Until recently, for most of us, the word pandemic was probably not in our daily vocabulary. But for the past four months we have heard the word in discussions almost constantly. The New Oxford American Dictionary gives the following for the word pandemic: “(of a...

"My" Religion

A famous country singer told how she got religion. When she was a child, her mother said the Holy Spirit told her that her daughter had a special gift. When she grew up and started singing, she said the gift had to come from God because she didn’t get it from her...

Honesty

“I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty” (I Tim....

My Will Be Done

“Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?” (Ecc. 8:4). Kings in the Old Testament, both Hebrew and non-Hebrew, had great power. Defying a king usually meant suffering a swift execution. In fact, one could be put to death...

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