Displeasure with God’s goodness

Jonah 4:1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry. What was it that displeased Jonah? The fact that God was gracious, merciful, slow to anger and kind towards the repentant Ninevites. Jonah had expected the Ninevites to reject God’s message and...

Deliverance from the pit

David, the man after God’s own heart (Acts 13:22), wrote about a time in his life when he was in a horrible pit and was graciously delivered by The Lord when he cried out to Him. Exactly what that pit was we are not sure, but David made a connection between that pit...

Twin towers of correction: Grace and Love

1 Corinthians 16.23, 24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. My love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen. Paul needed to say some very hard things to the church at Corinth. They were carnal, out of order, and divided. Some had even preferred the preaching...

God's unmerited Grace

Exodus 17.6  Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock in Horeb; and you shall strike the rock, and water will come out of it, that the people may drink.” The nation of Israel is grumbling and complaining at the providential dealings of God with them. First,...

God's promises and tribulation

Genesis 35 8-22 But Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth. And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Padanaram, and blessed him. And God said unto him, Thy name is...