Monthly Archives: October 2018

What Pride Is and Isn’t

But when David’s oldest brother, Eliab, heard David talking to the men, he was angry. “What are you doing around here anyway?” he demanded. “What about those few sheep you’re supposed to be taking care of? I know about your pride and deceit. You just want to see the battle!” (1 Samuel 17:28 NASB)  The Devil […]

Lofty Eyes

An Arrogant Look O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty;Nor do I involve myself in great matters,Or in things too difficult for me. (Psalm 131:1 NASB) Whether you are proud or not, you will be accused of being so.  David’s brother said he was proud (1 Samuel 17:28 NLT), yet he knew the condition of his heart.  He could have remained […]

Heaven’s Court

God presides over heaven’s court; he pronounces judgment on the judges:  (Psalm 82:1 NLT) There is a chief justice of heaven’s court, and his name is the God of Justice.  The judges and magistrates on this earth wield enormous power and influence.  When those who administer justice in this world walk in darkness and dispense injustice, […]

The Sum of God’s Word

The sum of Your word is truth,And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting. (Psalm 119:160 NASB) All of God’s word is true, yet taking one part of it without considering the other parts, will not lead you to the truth. You can make the Bible say whatever you want, just by emphasizing one portion and ignoring other […]