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.

This does Not Come from God

Submit yourselves therefore 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 and doubt. At these…

The Ministry of the Night

The Ministry of the Night For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.—Psalm 30:5 But there is a limit to man’s ability to live without joy. Even Christ could endure the cross only because of the joy set…

Not Yet “Due Time”

Not Yet “Due Time” But He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold.—Job 23:10 God has said He will exalt you in due time, but remember, He is referring to His time and not yours! Some of you are actually in a fiery furnace right…

We May Expect Troubles

We May Expect Troubles These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.—John 16:33 We are all idealists. We picture to ourselves a life on earth completely free from every hindrance, a kind…

He Puts Me Flat Down

He Puts Me Flat Down Now it came to pass at the end of seven days that the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; therefore hear a word from My mouth, and give them warning from Me.” Ezekiel 3:16-17…

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…