Psalm 91 is a psalm of trust and is especially meaningful to those who are exposed to danger and hardship. The words are a source of comfort and security and protection in times of sore need and deep distress.
Faith is one of the basic ingredients in getting right with God. It is a conviction of the reality of things which we do not see. Although many mock faith in unseen things in reality everyone believes in the invisible. Faith in God will bring you through many rough places, and finally, to Heaven.
What are the foundations of life upon which the righteous may build with confidence? In this sermon are five basic premises of the Christian faith, each one dependent upon the previous one. Satan attacks these five foundations, but they cannot be destroyed!
Can God be in control of a world that seems to be out of control? When evil is called good and good is called evil, and the innocent suffer while the wicked triumph, we sometimes find God hard to understand. But pain, suffering, and bereavement can all be part of God’s perfect plan.
"Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life." Though the Bible is remarkable in its origin, and in matters of medicine, science, history and prophecy; its revelation of Jesus and its life applications are its greatest gifts.
When God chooses, He can show mighty miracles by the hands of His prophets, as He did with Elijah. Elijah trusted and obeyed every word his God said even when it looked it would bring his death. The results were amazing.
Among the heroes of faith in the Bible is Gideon, a man who obeyed God when the odds were impossible. By faith Gideon and his 300 men defeated an army of 135,000. He was only a poor farmer's son but God saw he had the courage it would take to go forward.
Jochebed, the mother of Moses, is a relatively unknown character but she is noted among the heroes of faith in Hebrews 11. Through faith she hid her baby boy so that he would not be killed. That baby became one of the greatest leaders God's people ever had.
Life and liberty are the inheritance of the child of God. It is what God has promised those who surrender their lives to Him. What about “the pursuit of happiness”? Is it, like life and liberty, also something that the Bible tells us is the result of being part of the family of God?