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.

The Striped Candy Technique

The Striped Candy Technique And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.—Acts 2:42 Without Biblical authority, or any other right under the sun, carnal religious leaders have introduced a host of attractions that serve no purpose except to provide entertainment for the retarded saints. It…

Different From the World

Different From the World Therefore “Come out from among them and be separate,” says the Lord. “Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you.” —2 Corinthians 6:17 The church’s mightiest influence is felt when she is different from the world in which she lives. Her power lies in her being different, rises with…

The Business of the Church Is God

The Business of the Church Is God And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.—John 17:3The Church is born out of the gospel and that gospel has to do with God and man's relation to God. Christianity engages to bring God into…

The Genuine Joy of the Lord

The Genuine Joy of the Lord Then he said to them, “Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” —Nehemiah 8:10 We are missing…

A Mighty Man Was David

A Mighty Man Was David My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. —Psalm 84:2 Perhaps David’s greatness and his significance for mankind lies in his complete preoccupation with God. He was a Jew, steeped in the Levitical tradition, but…

Only Him

Only Him Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings win I rejoice: My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. —Psalm 63:7-8 It is part of my belief that God wants to get us to a place where we would still be happy if we had…

The Imperative of Meeting God

The Imperative of Meeting God Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God. —Ezekiel 1:1 Sometimes preachers get carried away and…

Less Than the Best

Less Than the Best Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. —Matthew 5:6 It is disheartening to those who care, and surely a great grief to the Spirit, to see how many Christians are content to settle for less than the best. Personally I have for years…

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. —Genesis 3:8 However we may explain this mysterious “ground” within us, we will…