Monthly Archives: May 2017

Pure In Heart (newest article)

Check out my latest submission to the Trumpet of Truth magazine below.  I hope to see it in the June 2017 print issue, but you can preview it here.  Grace to you and peace, Jason Elder Jason S. Solomon Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. – Matthew 5:8 When I […]

​The Prevailing Word of God – Acts 19:20

So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed. – ​Acts 19:20 Meditation: One of the oddest accounts in the Book of Acts concerns not the reaction of people following a failed exorcism in Ephesus (Acts 19:13-20).  Following these events, many people in the city were convicted of their idolatry and burned their books of […]

Confession Is good For the Soul – ​1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. – ​1 John 1:9 Meditation:  When I considered today’s passages, I sighed in realization that my Savior is better than I can imagine.  He loves me and cares for me despite my failings. […]

Finishing My Course With Joy – Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:  Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.  But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might […]

Judgment Must Begin – 1 Peter 4:17

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? – 1 Peter 4:17 Meditation:  Today’s passage is not the most comforting.  We speak of judgement.  No one really enjoys judgement.  We would just […]

Houses in the Rocks – Proverbs 30:26

The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks – Proverbs 30:26 Meditation:  Conies or hyrax, also called rock rabbits, are a distant genetic relative of the elephant and manatee.  Despite their name, these curious animals are not rodents.  As the Scripture states, they live among rocks for protection […]

Pure In Heart – Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. – Matthew 5:8 Meditation:  When I consider the beatitude above, I wonder, how can I be pure in heart?  I have sinned, and I am often tempted like other men.  Then I consider the Apostles and other godly saints of the Scriptures.  They were […]