A Woman for All Seasons: Queen Victoria

A Woman for All Seasons from the May 23, 2016 eNews issue by Dr. Steve Elwart Queen Victoria (Image: Wikipedia) As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan. — Proverbs 29:2 (ISV) The Meaning behind the Holiday May 23, 2016, marks Victoria Day in Canada. It is a legal holiday celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25 in every province and territory in the country. (In Continue Reading

The Unexpected King

The Unexpected King from the March 14, 2016 eNews issue   (Image: Bible Prophecy for Today) Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; cry out, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you. He is righteous, and he is able to save. He is humble, and is riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey. — Zechariah 9:9, (ISV) Next Sunday marks the feast of Palm Sunday for Christians around the world. March 20 most Continue Reading

Holy Week

Holy Week from the March 21, 2016 eNews issue   Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? For he grew up before him like a tender plant and like a root out of a dry ground; he had no form and he had no majesty that we should look at him and there is no attractiveness that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by others and a man of sorrows, intimately familiar with Continue Reading

What Really Happened at “Easter”?

What Really Happened at “Easter”? from the March 21, 2016 eNews issue Most reasonably informed Christians are well aware that many of the traditions that surround the Christmas holidays have pagan origins and very little correlation with the actual events as recorded in the Bible. However, most of us are surprised when we discover that some of what we have been taught about “Easter” is not only in error, but deliberately Continue Reading

Slow to find your Master

JOB 12:13 With Him is wisdom and strength, He hath counsel and understanding. Yes, naturally stupid are all men who have not known God and who, From the good things that are seen, Have not been able to discover Him-Who-Is; Or by studying the works, have failed to recognize the Artificer. Fire however, or wind, or the swift air, The sphere of the stars, impetuous water, heaven’s lamps, Are what they have held to be the gods who Continue Reading

God came first – Isaac

Genesis 26:25 And Isaac built an altar there, and called on the Name of the Lord, and pitched his tent there; and there Isaac’s servants were digging a well. With Isaac God came first. Before doing anything else in the new place, he built an altar, then waited there to call upon the Lord. Second, came his home; he pitched his tent. Third, came his business; his servants dug a well. Amplified Bible : Page 33. Continue Reading

Don’ get stuck in Babylon

by David Wilkerson Babylon is falling! That merchandising world of greed and self is collapsing. "Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of their sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues" (Revelation 18:4). We have so spiritualized Babylon that we have missed a simple, fundamental truth. It is spoken of in Revelation 18 and includes "delicious living" and "making merchants rich" (see Revelation 18:3). There is Continue Reading

Song of Solomon 1:7 – The Divine Shepherd

Song of Solomon 1:7 Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you pasture your flock, where you make it lie down at noon. For why should I as I think of you be as a veiled one straying beside the flocks of your companions? [Ps. 23: 1-2] Does my spirit crave for the Divine Shepherd, even in the presence of the best that the world can offer me? Have I a constant sense of my Shepherd’s presence, regardless of my surroundings? [2 v 6] Do I Continue Reading

Shame and Human Respect

Ecclesiasticus 4 My son, bide your time and be on your guard against evil, And have no cause to be ashamed of yourself; For there is shame that leads to sin, As well as shame that is honorable and gracious. Do not show partiality, to your own detriment, Or deference, to your own downfall. Do not refrain from speech at an opportune time, And do not hide your wisdom; For wisdom shall be recognized in speech, And instruction by what Continue Reading

He remembers we are dust

  Psalm 103:13-16 As tenderly as a father treats his children, so Yahweh treats those who fear him; He knows what we are made of, He remembers we are dust. Man lasts no longer than grass, no longer than a wild flower he lives, One gust of wind, and he is gone, never to be seen there again. – The Jerusalem Bible He remembers we are dust. Powerful words and I ask myself, why should He remember? Why should the Creator of the Heavens Continue Reading