Life has been too good for us in the West. Inevitably, when a people become complacent, they think they’re good in their own nature. They see no need for God. A nation full of such people is destined for destruction.
Posts Tagged: Israelites
The parables that Jesus spoke were for the purpose of veiling His Words so that an unbelieving people wouldn’t be given truth that would do them no good. Mark 4:10-12 illustrates this.
The truth of the Bible is found in the unstinting depiction of the rebellion and disobedience of God’s Chosen People.
God wants us – not simply to be saved by the skin of our teeth – but to be zealous for Him.
Let’s connect something that Paul says in the amazing first chapter of Colossians with our reading today from Isaiah. We can do that because the Scriptures are an integrated compilation overseen by the Holy Spirit with no contradictions. They maintain consistency from the first to the last. God breathed into them and we can trust…
The Lord minces no words as to how He blesses those who honor Him and curses those who despise Him. The opening chapters of Proverbs spell out for us the ways God does this. They also prompt the question: Why would any not follow the ways of the Lord? The answer is that those who…