Remembering the Forgotten

Ecclesiastes 9:15 “Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.” The story in the verse above is about a little city that was besieged by a mighty king. This little city had […] Read more »

The Seed of Dreams

Ecclesiastes 5:7 “For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.” The Book of Ecclesiastes is an old man looking back at his life and drawing a conclusion of what really matters in life. This is not a young man who […] Read more »

Darkened Counsel

Darkened-Counsel

Job 38:2 “Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?” Have you ever walked into a room that was totally dark and you had to find the light switch on the other side of the room? When you walk into a darkened room, you may think you know […] Read more »

Where It All Starts

Job 24:15 “The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguiseth his face.” Children sing the song, “O, be careful little eyes what you see…for the Father up above is looking down in love, O be careful little eyes what you […] Read more »

The Print of God

Job 13:27 “Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest narrowly unto all my paths; thou settest a print upon the heels of my feet.” No matter where you may look you see fingerprints. As I look at my desk, I can see my fingerprints on the places […] Read more »

The Secret of Esther’s Success

Esther 2:15 “Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king’s chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour […] Read more »

Preparing Chambers for the Enemy

Nehemiah 13:7 “And I came to Jerusalem, and understood of the evil that Eliashib did for Tobiah, in preparing him a chamber in the courts of the house of God.” Nehemiah faced many obstacles in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem, but one would never think that the greatest enemy he […] Read more »

Seeking God’s Will

Ezra 8:21 “Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.” In my teenage years, I had a great desire to […] Read more »

When They Began to Sing

2 Chronicles 20:22 “And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.” The story in the verse above is truly an amazing story. Jehoshaphat was king of Judah […] Read more »

Dealing with Rumor

Dealing-with-Rumor

Ezra 4:12 “Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.” A person can literally lose their reputation by how they […] Read more »