Sanctified Desires

Psalms 27:4 One [thing] have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.Webster defines the word desire this way. An emotion or...

Better

For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.  Psalm 84.10 Do you agree with the confession of the Psalmist this morning, beloved? I pray that both writer and reader...

Blessed Sainthood

The Greek word that is translated “saint” is hagios. Hagios, and its Hebrew equivalent qadowsh, are usually translated “holy”. In Hebrew thought, if a thing is described as holy, the basic idea is that it is different from other things; it is...

Hearing, Watching and Waiting

Prov 8.34 “Blessed [is] the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.” The blessed person is the person who hears, watches, and waits. Hears, watches and waits for Who? The Lord. These words do not portray a passive...

The Life That Is Blessed

What does a blessed life look like? Or let me put it this way: What does God say that a life that is blessed looks like? The answer is found in the Holy Scriptures. In beginning a teaching in what has been called “The Sermon on the Mount”, The Lord Jesus Christ opens...