Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loose the belt of Orion? Can you bring out Mazzaroth in its season? Or can you guide the Great Bear with its cubs?
Although man boasts about his acquired knowledge, power and wealth, the measure of success is superfluous to knowing and understanding God.
Like an athlete competing in a race, the focus of the Believer must center on the object of our hope—the Lord. The difficulty of the challenge, the obstacles along the way and the exertion required—all fade into the background as the goal becomes the preeminent driving force.
Those espousing biblical principles need not have a head-in-the-sand mentality.
Joy, gentleness and unsurpassed peace characterize the stability characteristic of the Believer. Paul presents each as an imperative—meaning they all require a choice.
The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained, what is man that You are mindful of him, and the son of man that You visit him?
Then Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of the Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests who bore the Ark of the Covenant stood; and they are there to this day.
Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you do, develop good judgment. The way of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, which shines ever brighter until the full light of day.
The Lord looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men. From the place of His dwelling, He looks on all the inhabitants of the earth . . .
I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they shall never hold their peace day or night. You who make mention of the Lord, do not keep silent . . .
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork.
Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth!
In a time when You may be found; surely in a flood of great waters, they shall not come near him. You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah!
As the prophet Isaiah predicted, Jesus was taken down from the cross and placed in a rich man’s grave close to the crucifixion site near Golgotha.