God is Laughing

God is Laughing

“Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, ‘Let us break Their bonds in pieces And cast away Their cords from...

Three Laws Broken in Daniel

A health regulation (Dan.1). The king of Babylon ordered Daniel and his companions to eat choice foods and to drink wine for their physical health (v.5). This was not a simple request. It was a legal requirement because the word of a king was the law (Ecc. 8:4). But...

Things That Are an Abomination to God

“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him” (Prov. 6:16). Solomon in this verse, and the ones following, speaks of seven things that are an abomination unto God. Note: “abomination” means “a thing that causes disgust or hatred” (New...

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...

Confidence in Comparing

One of the worst kinds of pride is family pride. It is right for a family to feel good about the achievements of its members and to be thankful for its success. But when that feeling of self worth crosses over into vanity and arrogance, true character and spirituality...

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