Knowledge of God

Pressing Questions of an Awakened Mind

Jan 01

Pressing Questions of an Awakened Mind   “Who art thou, Lord?.... What wilt thou have me to do?” — Acts ix. 5, 6.   PAUL fell to the ground overcome by the brightness of the light which outshone the mid-day sun, and as he lay there he cried, “Who art thou, Lord?” After receiving an answer to his first …

Acts:9:5-6

The Glory of God in the Face of Jesus Christ

Sep 07

The Glory of God in the Face of Jesus Christ    “For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” — 2 Corinthians iv. 6.   THE apostle is explaining the reason for his …

2 Corinthians:4:6

Heart-Knowledge of God

Dec 06

Heart-Knowledge of God   “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord.”— Jeremiah xxiv. 7.   WITH what blindness has sin smitten the heart of man, for man does not know his own Maker! It is implied in the text that in his heart he is ignorant of Jehovah, though in him he …

Jeremiah:24:7

Man’s Thoughts and God’s Thoughts

Feb 18

Man's Thoughts and God's Thoughts   “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” — Isaiah 55:8-9.   THE text speaks of thoughts; it mentions the thoughts of …

Isaiah:55:8-9

Do You Know Him?

Jan 31

Do You Know Him?   "That I may know him."—Philippians 3:10        The object of the apostle's life—that for which he sacrificed everything: country, kindred, honor, comfort, liberty, and life itself, was, that he might know Christ. Observe that this is not Paul's prayer as an unconverted man, that he may know Christ, and so be saved; …

Philippians:3:10

Even So, Father!

May 26

Even So, Father!   “At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in thy sight.” — Matthew 11:25-26.        That is a singular way …

Matthew:11:25-26