Rejoice Evermore, 1 Thes 5:16

Paul’s specific instruction to Christians in 1 Thes 5:16 is that we “Rejoice evermore.”  Now I, certainly, have not obeyed this command all the time and I’m pretty sure that you haven’t either.  One reason is that we haven’t been doing the things that cause Christians to rejoice.    There...

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The Throne of Iniquity, Ps 94:20

Ps 94:20 says, “Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?”  I have been praying a lot, like you have, for our folks to draw closer to God, for medical professionals to be safe and wise and understanding, for those in authority to...

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Continue to Pray Together, Acts 1:13-14

Right now, across the United States, governments are restricting public and private gatherings.  Texas Government Code, Section 418.108, authorizes the mayor and the county judge to control ingress, egress, movement, and premises-occupancy, as an emergency power.  As of today, public gatherings are being limited to less than 50 people in...

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The Lord is Good, Ps 34:8

In Ps 34:8 we read “that the Lord is good.”  Indeed he is.  And David didn’t just say that he is good.  He said, “O taste and see that the Lord is good.”  To “taste” that the Lord is good is to “become acquainted with his goodness by experience.”  And...

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He Answered Them Ps 99:6

He Answered Them Ps. 99: 9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The first five verses of Ps 99 clearly show us that this Psalm is doctrinally applied to the millennial reign of Jesus Christ, when he is reigning in Zion.  Then the Psalmist mentions Moses, Aaron and Samuel.  Moses led the...

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Some Reasons for Answered Prayer II Kings 19

Some Reasons for Answered Prayer II Kings 19 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Sometimes answered prayer is not about granting your petition as much as it is about fulfilling God’s desire.  Here are some examples of answered prayer for God’s benefit: He answers for his glory – 2 Ki 19:19 –...

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Effectual Prayer Eph. 6:12,18

Effectual Prayer Eph. 6:12,18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson is on effectual prayer.  Sometimes we approach prayer like kids playing a game of pickup basketball.  We’re playing hard but we’re still playing, nevertheless.  It’s not like pro ball at all.  Yet in prayer, we are supposed to be the...

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Fasting

Fasting Judges 20:26                 Fasting has its first mention in your Bible in Judges 20:26. The children of Israel went up to the house of God and fasted until the evening. By reading the chapter you can see that they really needed to get hold God. Fasting is a very...

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