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.

To Think God’s Thoughts

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates day and night.—Psalm 1:2 To think God’s thoughts requires much prayer. If you do not pray much, you are not thinking God’s thoughts. If you do not read your Bible much and often and reverently, you are not thinking…

United With Christ

We are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ.1 John 5:20 The Spirit of God has impelled me to preach and write much about the believer’s conscious union with Christ—a union that must be felt and experienced. I will never be through talking about the union of the soul with the…

Benefits of Grace

But now in Christ Jesus ye . . . are made nigh by the blood of Christ. Ephesians 2:13 Only a believing Christian can testify, “I am a sinner— saved by the grace of God!” But that is not the whole story. All that we have is cut of His grace. Jesus Christ, the eternal…

Resistless Invasion

Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Ephesians 6:10 Here is the dividing line that separates Christianity from all occultism and from every kind of oriental cult ancient or modern. These all are built around the same ideas, varying only in minor details, each with its own peculiar set of phrases and…

Let God Alone

But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.—James 1:4 God is saying, “I stand ready to pour a little liquid fire into your heart, into your spiritual being!” We respond: “No, Lord, please excuse me. That sounds like fanaticism—and I would have to give up some things!”…

Savior and Lord

For by grace are ye saved through faith . . . it is the gift of God.Ephesians 2:8 God chose His only begotten Son as the channel for His grace and truth, for John witnesses that “grace and truth came by Jesus Christ” (John 1:17). The Law was given by Moses—but that was all that…

Man Has Lost God

Thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust. Psalm 104:29 The average person in the world today, without faith and without God and without hope, is engaged in a desperate personal search and struggle throughout his lifetime. He does not really know what he is doing here. He does not know…

The Set of Our Sails

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank….—Daniel 1:8Though we do not hear much of it in this age of spineless religion, there is nevertheless much in the Bible about the place of moral determination in the…

Thus Saith the Lord

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.—Psalm 119:105 Every new year is an uncharted and unknown sea. No ship has ever sailed this way before. The wisest of earth’s sons and daughters cannot tell us what we may encounter on this journey. Familiarity with the past may afford…

Moses’ Prayer

So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.—Psalm 90:12 A few days after these words appear in print the old year of our Lord will have gone to join the long procession of years and centuries that move on into the shadows of a past that can come…