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 Need for Illumination

The Need for Illumination But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.—1 Corinthians 2:14 The doctrine of the inability of the human mind and the need for divine illumination is so fully developed…

Sending Something Better

Sending Something Better However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.—John 16:13 Our trouble is that we are trying to confirm the truth…

Love Without Measure

Love Without Measure Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love. (Jeremiah 31:3) I once wrote something about how God loves us and how dear we are to Him. I was not sure I should put it down on paper—but God knows what I meant. I wrote: “The only eccentricity that I can discover…

Choices

Choices I have chosen the way of truth; Your judgments I have laid before me. I cling to Your testimonies; O Lord, do not put me to shame!—Psalm 119:30-31 The important thing about a man is not where he goes when he is compelled to go, but where he goes when he is free to…

The Habit of Holy Thought

The Habit of Holy Thought Casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.—2 Corinthians 10:5 What we think about when we are free to think about what we will— that is what we are or will soon become…….

Dealing with Sin

Dealing with Sin For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life. (Romans 6:23) Many evangelical teachers insist so strongly upon free, unconditional grace as to create the impression that sin is not a serious matter and that God cares very little about it! They make it seem that…

Grace Can Be Costly

Grace Can Be Costly For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace… grace be with you all. Amen. (Hebrews 13:9, 25) Christians all around us are trying every shortcut they can think of, to get “something for nothing” in the kingdom of God. Talk to them and they will predictably…