For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20. The greatest deception of the human mind in Christ’s
A Good Fight
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and
As a Little Child
I am but a little child…. Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people. 1 Kings 3:7, 9. The language used by Solomon while praying to God before the ancient altar at Gibeon reveals his humility and
It Works Two Ways
With what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. Matthew 7:2. Saul could not but feel that his son was preferred before him, both by the people
I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. 1 Samuel 3:13. Eli was a good man, pure in morals; but he has too indulgent.
A Dangerous Example
They hearkened not unto the voice of their father. 1 Samuel 2:25. Eli was priest and judge in Israel. He held the highest and most responsible positions among the people of God. As a man divinely chosen for the sacred
Free at Last!
And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness. Psalm 105:43. With sandaled feet, and staff in hand, the people of Israel had stood, hushed, awed, yet expectant, awaiting the royal mandate that should bid them