The Lord Will Provide!

“You have not passed this way before!” Joshua 3:4 “Abraham named the place Jehovah-Jireh (which means ‘the LORD will provide’)” Genesis 22:14 As you begin meditating on this verse, write deep in your heart this word with the strongest confidence: Jehovah-Jireh. This name tells you . . . that you can trust God always; that …

Act Like Men

I had the marvelous privilege this week to spend a few hours with some of the faithful brothers in our church, some of them who have come to the seminary and others who are part of our church congregation. These are young Black men that gave up a chunk of their time to sit with …

J. I. Packer-Salvation and Repentance

J. I. Packer went home to be with the Lord yesterday, July 17, 2020. He was 93 years old. Below is one of my favorites from him… J. I. Packer… To the question: What must I do to be saved? The old gospel replies: believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. To the further question: What …

The Unsearchable Riches of Christ

You must meditate and dwell upon what you read; otherwise your pains and mine will be lost. The more any man is in the contemplation of truth, the more deep and firm impression is made upon his heart by truth. Heavenly meditation brings out the sweetness that is in divine truths.Not those who get most–but …

How To Read The Bible

READ THE BIBLE WITH AN EARNEST DESIRE TO UNDERSTAND IT.Do not be content to just read the words of Scripture. Seek to grasp the message they contain. READ THE SCRIPTURES WITH A SIMPLE, CHILDLIKE FAITH & HUMILITY.Believe what God reveals. Reason must bow to God’s revelation. READ THE WORD WITH A SPIRIT OF OBEDIENCE AND …

Bible Reading

Read it much, read it often, brood over it, think over it, meditate over it—meditate on the Word of God day and night. When you are awake at night, think of a helpful verse. When you get up in the morning, no matter how you feel, think of a verse and make the Word of …

The Bible is…

“Oh, how I love Your Law! I meditate on it all day long!” Psalm 119:97 The Bible is… an armory of heavenly weapons, a pharmacy of infallible medicines, a mine of exhaustless wealth, a guidebook for every road, a chart for every sea, a medicine for every malady, and a balm for every wound! Rob …

What’s Wrong With People?

“We live in a depraved world!” Those were the words I heard… My response was… “We sure do” Jeremiah 17:9“The heart is more deceitful than all elseAnd is desperately sick;Who can understand it? The KJV… The heart is deceitful above all thingsand desperately wicked; who can know it? The NIV… The heart is deceitful above …

God’s Perfect Convincing Argument

We are sinners! God has a perfect convincing argument. The unbeliever must admit that their sins are as scarlet, the deepest color of red and that they are guilty. When they repent and believe, God will save them, He will make their sins white as snow. How does God do this? We share the gospel …

There Is No Plan B

I recently read this in Nelson’s Complete Book of Stories, though it’s just a story, it speaks so much truth. Here you go… According to a legend, when Jesus returned to heaven following his death on the cross and resurrection from the tomb, the angels gathered in amazement. They gazed at the wounds in his …