David essentially says in verse 17: “God, you have taught me since I was young and along the way I have sought to declare thy wondrous works,” That is the most important for every believer to do; pass on what God has taught us.
He goes on to explain in verse 18: 1.) NOW I AM OLD AND GREY HAIRED. 2.) GOD, DON’T LEAVE ME UNTIL - 3.) UNTIL I HAVE GIVEN EVIDENCE OF YOUR STRENGTH 4.) UNTIL I HAVE GIVEN EVIDENCE OF YOUR POWER 5.) TO ALL THAT ARE TO COME.
"Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again. No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
When we think about the gifts of God’s grace we don’t usually include such things as a “thorn in the flesh,” a physical weakness. God is far wiser than we are and fully and knows exactly what we need and when we need it....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear." Paul wrote these words from Nero’s prison. It seems that Paul’s situation had disheartened Timothy. Many believe that it was Timothy’s nature to be timid. Maybe, but questions over...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Where were you on January 22, 1973. Three days ago was the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. After 42 years, abortion remains a very emotional issue. It has political, social, medical, and of course spiritual ramifications.I agree with those who...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In Luke 24:49 the Lord Jesus Christ informs His disciples that He will send the “promise” of His Father upon them, but that they must remain in the city until they receive it. That promise would be the power of God for God’s...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The message of Jesus Christ is an illogical message. How could it be that someone could be born without a human father? It is illogical to believe that someone could miraculously give sight to the blind, and hearing to the deaf. How can it be that...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
We read here that God determined the exact right time; “When the fulness of time was come,” to “send forth His Son.” He sent His Son, “His only begotten Son,” (John 3:16) to provide salvation for a sin ridden,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The prophet Isaiah gives a word concerning the coming of a very special preacher with a very special ministry. This is a preacher that would have a ministry unlike any before or since. In fact, this special preacher is speaking through Isaiah to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]