And another angel came and stood at the altar with a golden censer, and he was given much incense to offer with the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar before the throne, and the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, rose before God from the hand of the … More John Piper: “no believing prayer is in vain. Ever.”
I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one. They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. —John 17:15-16 ESV J.C. Ryle comments: We need not doubt that our Lord’s all-seeing eye detected in the hearts of … More Remaining in the world and kept from evil
Sometimes we get glimpses of God in unexpected places in the Bible. Today, we finish our reading in the last few chapters of Amos, heavy with warnings of coming judgment and wrath, we are given a portrait of God. Just WHO is this God? For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, … More A portrait of God in Amos’ prophecy
Dr. Kim Riddlebarger comments on Job 33: In the first 7 verses of Job 33, Elihu extends a challenge of sorts to Job. “But now, Job, listen to my words; pay attention to everything I say. I am about to open my mouth; my words are on the tip of my tongue. My words come … More A challenge to Job
Revelation 7:9-17 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our … More God With Us…Forever!
John 17:1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, John Mac Arthur: Do you know what that statement acknowledges? Fantastic truth … that statement acknowledges that God is the sovereign of history. Did you … More Sovereign history
Seek the Lord and live… He who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens the day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, the Lord is his name; Amos 5:4,6,8 Charles H Spurgeon, in a … More Seek the Lord and live…