When I first read 2 Samuel 21:1, I wondered, “Why did David wait three years to enquire of the LORD? Why didn’t he seek the LORD immediately?”
The phrase, “love me” occurs nine times in the Bible. This first time it occurs is in the account of Jacob and his wives.
“And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.” – Genesis 29:31 (KJV)
There is one thing that Leah wanted from her husband, Jacob – that he would love her.
Have you ever wondered why Solomon answered God as he did? I think that I now know the root of it.
The most important daily discipline for a Christian is that they read their Bible. It is also the most important thing to do for someone seeking the truth. If you think about it, the Bible contains the very words of God for man.
God’s judgment will be a fearful thing for all men. In fact, according to Revelation 6:16, men will want the mountains and rocks to fall on them rather than to suffer the wrath of God.
There is one belief that is core to being a Christian and that is belief in the resurrection. Without the resurrection there is no hope for salvation. The resurrection is a fact that was testified to by over 500 witnesses.
Years of prayer were answered recently when God moved me and my family. We have had a long-standing desire to live in the country and God finally made it possible. He did it in a way that totally surprised us and in a way that has blessed us beyond measure. This article is not about answered prayer, but about some interesting things we have learned on our farm.
As Abraham stood with the Lord, looking towards Sodom and Gomorrah, we are given a glimpse into the great mercy of God. Abraham’s plea went out to God. If only ten righteous be found in these two cities, would God spare them? To this, God replied that he would not destroy them for the sake of ten righteous.
What was the major influence in your child’s life, growing up, that guides their life today? I can tell you one thing with certainty! It is either Jesus Christ or antichrist.
We see often, that when Jesus was asked a question by the Pharisees, that their motive was not sincere. When Jesus heard their question, this is what we are told happened.