Tag Archives: Truth

A Hand to Work, A Hand to Defend – Nehemiah 4:17

They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon. – ​Nehemiah 4:17 Meditation:  It might be easy for Christians today to feel embattled, and they are challenged from many quarters. […]

Give Ear – Jeremiah 13:15

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. – Jeremiah 13:15 Meditation:  Most of us are not good listeners.  We would rather be heard than hear others.  This extension of natural selfishness is not surprising, but it is one of the most prevalent and annoying attributes.  Therefore, the prophet tells […]

At The Door – Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. – Revelation 3:20 Meditation:  Brothers and sisters, I acknowledge that the book of Revelation is often one of the most controversial portions […]

They Which Creep Into Houses – 2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts – 2 Timothy 3:6 Meditation:   Since the beginning of time there have countless philosophies and so-called self-help schemes to guide people in equally countless directions.  From political and economic philosophies to mental growth […]

​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 […]

Perfect Peace – Isaiah 26:3

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. – Isaiah 26:3 Meditation:  In a world full of violence, suffering and sin, how can we be at peace? Really, how?  By remembering like the helmsman of a ship that storms pass and waves break.  The Lord […]

Preparing Your Heart – Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments. – Ezra 7:10 Meditation:  According to the Scriptures, the natural inclination of mankind is toward selfish ambition, pride, and sin.  This not a rosy picture, and it does not bode […]