The following warning goes out to the nations in the end times. It is a prophesy of their destruction. Over what? Jerusalem! And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. — Zechariah 12:9 (KJV)
Daily Bible Verse
Paul tells the church at Thessalonica that they were ensamples. Now this is a word that is not used much today, but it means: An example; a pattern or model for imitation. So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia. — 1 Thessalonians 1:7 (KJV)
Do you every feel that the ground is falling out from beneath your feet? I am speaking in the spiritual sense. You can just feel yourself falling. Hurry! Hurry! Lord Jesus, help me! Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation. — Psalm 38:22 (KJV)
It is amazing to see how many people in the Bible seem to have a religion unto themselves. It is of man and of their own invention. Sometimes it as simple as following blind traditions handed down to them from their fathers. Speak unto all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh month, even those seventy years, did ye at all fast unto me, even to me? — Zechariah 7:5 (KJV)
In Colossians, chapter 3, we are given the exhortation to set your affection on things above. We are then told how to do that. Put off the old man. Put on the new man. Lie not one to another. In other words, don’t live in sin.
If there is one fact about God that the world wants you to doubt, it is that He is the Creator of all things. The world wants you to think that somehow everything just happened in a “big bang” and that event started evolutionary processes over eons of time that bring us to the present day. It just isn’t true.
Things are hard for people in my country right now, as it is for many throughout the world. Many are out of work and have lost their homes. Yet, God tells us to be careful for nothing.
God has provided a way so that our sins will be forgiven. His son Jesus lived without sinning and died in our place so that forgiveness is available to all. Not all, however, accept this.
God is jealous over his people, Israel. They are the apple of his eye. Woe unto the nations and people that spoil them!
Can you look back and see where you trusted in God? As the saying goes, “Hindsight is 20/20.” What about you, do you look back and see how God has cared for you?