"And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. 31 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much… Continue reading Meditation: One of the Sweetest Delights of the Soul
“The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. 11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? Even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath. 12… Continue reading The Brevity of Life
Matthew's gospel is part of the Bible, and the Bible is the Word of God. Concerning the Scriptures, Billy Graham has correctly stated, “If you do not believe we have a revelation that is sufficient to give us an answer to our questions then you will never be satisfied, for all other discussion is speculative."… Continue reading The Birth of Jesus and the Curse of Coniah
“And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. 41 And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean. 42 And as soon as he had… Continue reading The Compassion of Christ
While Jesus was being interrogated after being arrested, “Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee. 70 But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest. 71 And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw… Continue reading The Story of Peter’s Denial of Christ
In the Bible, hope is the well-grounded expectation of the future. Only the Christian has hope of eternal life. “Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; 12 That at that time ye were… Continue reading Let there be Hope
The attempt to silence the gospel, or a portion of it, is nothing new to Christians. Various means have been used in the attempt to suppress the good news of God’s sovereign redeeming grace. Various techniques have been employed by religious leaders within the church, as well as by opponents of Christianity outside the church. A… Continue reading What Should Be Said to Those Who Try to Silence the Gospel?