Come out from among unbelievers…

2 Corinthians 6:17 So, Come out from among [unbelievers], and separate [sever] yourselves from them, says the Lord, and touch not [any] unclean thing; then I will receive you kindly and treat you with favour. [Isaiah 52:11; Jer. 51:6]. - Amplified Bible Continue Reading

Love is Strong as Death

Song of Solomon 8:5-7 5 Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? I raised thee up under the apple tree: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth that bare thee. 6 Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame. 7 Many waters cannot quench love, Continue Reading

Self-Exultation of Pride

1 Samuel 15:17 And Samuel said, When thou was little in thine own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel, and the Lord anointed you King over Israel? [Dake A.R.B.] For thus saith the Lord: What more could I have done to disclose My approval towards you? My glory that rose upon you, the honor, the anointing, the prosperity, wisdom and knowledge; confirming My Word with signs and wonders, giving you power over all the power Continue Reading

A Sound Heart is Life – Envy rottenness of Bones: “Rumpatur, quisquis rumpitur invidia–Whoever bursts for envy, let him burst.”

Proverbs 14:30 30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones. The foregoing verse showed how much our reputation, this how much our health, depends on the good government of our passions and the preserving of the temper of the mind. 1. A healing spirit, made up of love and meekness, a hearty, friendly, cheerful disposition, is the life of the flesh; it contributes to a good constitution of body; people Continue Reading

Misery and Shame of the Slothful

Proverbs 13:4 4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat. Here is, 1. The misery and shame of the slothful. See how foolish and absurd they are; they desire the gains which the diligent get, but they hate the pains which the diligent take; they covet every thing that is to be coveted, but will do nothing that is to be done; and therefore it follows, They have nothing; for he that Continue Reading

Glory in Reproach

1 Corinthians 4:9-10 We are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men. We are fools for Christ’s sake. Luke 6:22 Blessed are ye, when men shall…reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of Man’s sake. Do not be deterred from this fullness of spiritual life by the fact that the world has long since pronounced every one of its possessors a madman. The world has some good ground for its verdict. A madman is one Continue Reading

Trust Him to unravel thy mysteries

2 Chronicles 9:1-2 And when she came to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart. And Solomon told her all her questions; there was nothing hid from Solomon which he told her not. “I came and communed with that mighty King, And told Him all my heart; I cannot say In mortal ear what communings were they. But wouldest thou then know, go too, and meekly bring All that is in thy heart, and thou shalt hear, His voice of Continue Reading

The “Coup” in Iran and What it Means

From Rubin Reports The “Coup” in Iran and What it Means Posted: 28 Nov 2009 11:03 AM PST [Please subscribe/Get articles in your inbox once a day/Save time] By Barry Rubin For a couple of years it has been visible; for months the opposition has been talking about it. What’s happening is the gradual takeover of a huge amount of power by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The Iranian government has generally been radical since Continue Reading

The Trouble with Soft Diplomacy: Endless Resolutions on Iran, No Resolution on the Issues

From Rubin Reports The Trouble with Soft Diplomacy: Endless Resolutions on Iran, No Resolution of the Issues Posted: 27 Nov 2009 09:50 AM PST By Barry Rubin In its own view, the Obama Administration has won a considerable foreign policy victory in the International Atomic Energy Agency vote to condemn Iran’s nuclear program. Winning such triumphs is the whole goal of a patient policy by the Obama Administration to cultivate wide support Continue Reading

Hillary’s Bombshell: Obama Administration Subtly Launches Dramatic Policy Change on Peace Process

From Rubin Reports Hillary's Bombshell: Obama Administration Subtly Launches Dramatic Policy Change on Peace Process Posted: 27 Nov 2009 11:28 AM PST [Please subscribe for more exclusive stories like this one] By Barry Rubin In a one-paragraph statement welcoming Israel’s ten-month-long freeze on building apartments in existing West Bank settlements, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a major statement. The dramatic new U.S. stance on Continue Reading