Pearls of Wisdom

Read about what God is saying to His people in these last days. Let Him stir your heart and challenge you to live according to His will.

Few Lovers of His Cross

Few Lovers of His Cross For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise.—Hebrews 10:36 When God needs a person for His service-a good person, an effective person, a humble person-why does He most often turn to a person in deep trouble? Why…

It Works!

It Works! …Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.—2 Corinthians 12:9-10 Ten thousand enemies cannot stop a…

Faultfinders

Faultfinders But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.—2 Corinthians 4:7-9 Nowhere else in the entire…

This Does Not Come From God

This Does Not Come From God Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.—James 4:7 I have had times in my life and ministry when the burdens and the pressures seemed to be too much. Sometimes physical weariness adds to our problems and our temptation to give in to discouragement…

Piles of Ashes

Piles of Ashes Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. —Hebrews 12:11 If God has singled you out to be a special object of His grace you may expect Him to honor you with stricter…

The Cleansed Conscience

The Cleansed Conscience Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.—Hebrews 10:22 What a relief to find the writer to the Hebrews encouraging us to “draw near to God with a sincere heart in full…

What Past?

What Past? I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; and I will not remember your sins.—Isaiah 43:25 One of the old German devotional philosophers took the position that God loves to forgive big sins more than He does little sins because the bigger the sin, the more glory…

Grace and Forgiveness

Grace and Forgiveness And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.—1 Corinthians 6:11 I do not know all of the Savior’s reasons for choosing the woman at the well. I know…