Speaking for God

Speaking for God

Take a Bible quiz. Who said, “I cannot go beyond the word of the Lord my God to do less or more”? It is a very good statement and one that could and should be the statement of every Christian. The statement is recorded in Numbers 22:18, and is spoken by Balaam. Now,...
What Did, and What Does, “Marriage” Mean?

What Did, and What Does, “Marriage” Mean?

1828: American Dictionary of the English Language, Noah Webster “MAR’RIAGE, noun [Latin mas, maris.] The act of uniting a man and woman for life; wedlock; the legal union of a man and woman for life. Marriage is a contract both civil and religious, by which the...
The Importance of Wisdom

The Importance of Wisdom

We live in a world in which so many exercise little wisdom. It is no wonder that God said through John, “. . . the whole world lieth in wickedness.” God is not going to force us any of us to do the right things for He loves us enough to give us a choice (Joshua...
What if They Won’t Listen?

What if They Won’t Listen?

Ezekiel was a prophet of God. He lived at a dark time in Israel. When the Babylonians attacked Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel and other Jews were deported to Babylon. Eight years later the Babylonians attacked Jerusalem again. This time Ezekiel and thousands of others...
Jesus Coming Soon?

Jesus Coming Soon?

The question above has been raised and songs sung since first century Thessalonica. In the past century the discussion was raised in and around both world wars, again in 1961 during the Cuban missile crisis. In 1990-91 many false prophets were proclaiming the signs of...