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.

People Are What They Think About

People Are What They Think About Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life.—Proverbs 4:23 Every person is really what he or she secretly admires. If I can learn what you admire, I will know what you are, for people are what they think about when they are…

Acquaint Thyself with God

Acquaint Thyself with God Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. —Psalm 24:9-10 When viewed from the perspective of eternity, the most critical need…

It May Not Be Convenient

It May Not Be Convenient But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified.—1 Corinthians 9:27 What must our Lord think of us if His work and His witness depend upon the convenience of His people? The truth is that every advance…

Stay in the Secret Place

Stay in the Secret Place My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning I will direct it to You, and I will look up.—Psalm 5:3 Retire from the world each day to some private spot, even if it be only the bedroom (for a while I retreated to the furnace…

Personal Discipline

Personal Discipline Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an…

Hearing From God

Hearing From God Now John himself was clothed in camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey. Then Jerusalem, all Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him and were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.—Matthew 3:4-5 Let me…

Personal Feeding on God’s Word

Personal Feeding on God’s Word Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.—Psalm 119:97 I remember James M. Gray, the noted Bible teacher, telling of a Christian brother, a Michigan farmer, whose spiritual life had suddenly blossomed until there was an overflowing of God’s presence. Many in the man’s community…