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.

Our Dowry of Everlastingness

Our Dowry of Everlastingness As for man, his days are like grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourishes. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more. But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, and…

Success

Success For we are not, as so many, peddling the word of God; but as of sincerity, but as from God, we speak in the sight of God in Christ.—2 Corinthians 2:17 Much that passes for Christianity today is the brief bright effort of the severed branch to bring forth its fruit in its season….

The Scramble for Popularity

The Scramble for Popularity Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.—Matthew 5:11-12 Popular Judaism slew the prophets and crucified…

The Passion for Publicity

The Passion for Publicity For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness-God is witness. Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when we might have made demands as apostles of Christ.—1 Thessalonians 2:5-6 If this is a fairly accurate…

Stop Tinkering

Stop Tinkering Then she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, ‘Have I also here seen Him who sees me?’ —Genesis 16:13 Faith is the least self-regarding of the virtues. It is by its very nature scarcely conscious of its own existence. Like the eye which sees everything…

No Past At All!

No Past At All! Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.—2 Corinthians 5:17 In our churches we often sing, “Arise, my soul, shake off thy guilty fears.” But nothing happens and we keep our fears. Why do we claim on…

The School of Failure

The School of Failure As a father pities his children, so the Lord pities those who fear Him. For He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust.—Psalm 103:13-14 For some of us last year was one in which we did not acquit ourselves very nobly as Christians, considering the infinite power available to…

Paralysis From Past Mistakes

Paralysis From Past Mistakes For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who fear Him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.—Psalm 103:11-12 Do not let any of the things of the world or past mistakes…