Prayerlessness

2 Chronicles 6:18-19 “Will God indeed dwell with mankind on the earth?  Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain You; how much less this house which I have built. Yet have regard to the prayer of Your servant and to his supplication, O Lord my God, to...

Peter’s Worse Denial

Matthew 26:35 “Peter said to Him, ‘Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You.’” Observation: Though Peter boldly proclaimed that he would not deny the Lord even to the point of death, by the end of Matthew 26:75 he had indeed denied Jesus three times. But I...

End of the Gimmie List

Daniel 9:3 “So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.” Observation: Daniel used more than thirty phrases in this chapter associating himself with Israel’s sins. Such identification is the perfect...

The Ovation of Heaven

Luke 11:27-28 “And while Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, ‘Blessed is the womb that bore You and the breasts at which You nursed.’ But He said, ‘On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God...

The Levitical Praise Band

1 Chronicles 15:19-20 “The musicians Heman, Asaph and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals; Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play the lyres . . . and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, Jeiel and Azaziah were...