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Posts by David

Awesome

Awesome

“Our God is an awesome God”. Psalm 8:3-4 considers the vastness of His created universe and in the midst of its entire splendor asks why He chose man above everything else upon which to bestow His utmost care and attention. The term “son of man” is applied to Jesus in the New Testament, and remember […]

The Splendor Of His Majesty

The Splendor Of His Majesty

In Psalm 145 David recalls the goodness of God as he extols, exalts, and lifts Him up in praises for His greatness, His glorious splendor, His majesty, and His glorious works. All of creation is intended to praise Him: Revelation 4:11 says that He created all things by His will, and the King James version […]

God’s Mercy

God’s Mercy

The primary definition of mercy in the Old Testament Greek language is kindness; Webster expands on the definition of mercy saying it is, “a refraining from harming or punishing offenders, enemies, Etc. kindness in excess of what may be expected. A disposition to forgive and be kind.”  This surely sums up God’s disposition toward us. […]

Our Heavenly Father

Our Heavenly Father

Every birth requires the involvement of a father; the new birth also requires the involvement of a heavenly Father! 1 Peter 1:3 says, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from […]

Beatitudes (Part 3)

Beatitudes (Part 3)

As we continue our fast paced journey through the beatitudes we hear Jesus saying, “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons (children KJV) of God” Matthew 5:9. Being a peacemaker is imitating our Father, Ephesians 2:14. I believe this takes on two different aspects; one is peace between ourselves, peace among men […]

Beatitudes (Part Two)

Beatitudes (Part Two)

Today we will look briefly at three more of the keys Jesus gave us in Matthew 5:1-12 to unlock and give us access into the blissful state of blessings that await those who enter through these gates. The fourth key is to hunger and thirst for righteousness, the righteousness of God. What happens when you […]

Beatitudes (Part One)

Beatitudes (Part One)

The next three meditations based on Matthew 5:1-12 highlight the nine “blesseds” we know as the Beatitudes. The Greek word translated blessed is “Makarios” and means “supremely blest” The Amplified Bible endeavoring to give us better understanding uses numerous words to describe it which include, happy, blithesome, joyous, enviably fortunate, and others. In these verses […]

Qualities Of Motherhood

Qualities Of Motherhood

The Bible says, “Who can find a virtuous woman? … Her children arise up, and call her blessed (Proverbs 31:10, 28 KJV). True God-ordained Motherhood is not accomplished just through the act of bringing a child into the world; it only begins at that moment! Neither is it determined by the amount of material things […]

Reflections Of May

Reflections Of May

May, according to Webster, is not only the fifth month of the year, but it also describes the springtime of youth. When it is spelled with a lower case “m” it is often replaced with the word can, which is one of its synonyms, another synonym is might, which is used often in the original […]

A Testimony

A Testimony

The Bible clearly shows us that God delights in His people speaking to one another about Him and His goodness (see Malachi 3:16). And not only within the four walls of the church, but to the people in the world around us: “Oh, give thanks to the Lord! Call upon His name; Make known His […]