Does God want us to live like mice on the Enchanted Ground? Is it God’s will for his people to sleep their way to the Celestial City?
Leaving the path will always led us into despair and doubting. One simple step of disobedience can have catastrophic consequences
Rather than simply being the reluctant prophet, his common persona, Jonah was given one of the most amazing missions in all of Old Testament history, a mission which foreshadowed the enlargement of God’s Kingdom in New Testament times. There is certainly more to this ancient prophet than meets the eye.
Intriguingly Hosea’s prophecy begins with an account of a marriage that while commanded by God was at variance with our understanding of Biblical principles…It is clear from 1:2, however, that Hosea’s marriage to this woman was intended to be a picture lesson to the nation of their apostasy.
Almost 100 years after God called Isaiah to be His spokesman in Judah, He raised up Jeremiah to continue this good work. For approximately forty years this man of God proclaimed the truth to Jerusalem but the people were unwilling to listen.
“The heart of the Spirit is infinitely more tender towards us than that of the most affectionate parent can be towards an only child.
The Gentile widow and her inspirational devotion; “Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God”
James Montgomery Boice regarding this section of Paul’s epistle wrote, “…the key to a
holy life is not our experiences or emotions, however meaningful or intense these may be, but rather our knowledge of what has happened to us.”