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Abraham: A Lesson In Faith


“So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham” (Galatians 3:9). What a wonderful testimony: faithful Abraham! He was a man who trusted God, obeyed God, and was called the friend of God. Abraham was brought up among idolaters. There was nothing in him to attract the favor of God …

Daily In the Word


Much has been written about “information overload.” Modern technology has made it possible for information to come at us fast and furiously on a daily basis. Not only are there newspapers, magazines, and TV programs designed to capture our attention and provide an endless stream of information — …

Behold Your God


By Tim Harris O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, ‘Behold your God!’ — Isaiah 40:9 God called Isaiah the prophet into a climate of …

Be Strong and Very Courageous


God is a God of purpose and will carry out that which he has designed. It was his purpose for the Israelites to enter the land of Canaan. Moses was dead but Joshua was ready to become the leader. So with Moses gone it was evident to all that Joshua was the man God has prepared to guide his people …

Serve The Lord With Gladness


Psalm 100 is frequently quoted and often memorized. While many of the psalms call us to praise God and contain beautiful expressions of thanksgiving, this is the only psalm that is specifically designated “A Psalm of Praise.” To make a joyful noise to the Lord literally rendered means to joyfully …

Walk in Light


Man likes to boast of his accomplishments and lays claim to having great wisdom. He would be insulted if described as living in the dark, but that is exactly the description given us in God’s Word: “ye were sometimes darkness but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light” (Ephesians …

The Triumphs of His Grace


When our heart is stirred to sing our Redeemer's praise we cannot help but think about his grace. What a wonderful subject for our song! By nature man is inclined to consider what he thinks he deserves, or what he thinks can earn by his best effort. The idea of the undeserving, the unworthy …

I Shall Not Want


“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake” (Psalm 23:1-3).

Paul’s Suffering Service


Saul of Tarsus had a remarkable experience as he traveled to Damascus to persecute the followers of Jesus Christ. A light from heaven blinded his eyes and he heard God call his name. This zealous Pharisee was forever changed. The man whose whole life and full energy was committed to opposing the …