Zeal

Good Cause for Great Zeal

Oct 20

Good Cause for Great Zeal   “Now because we have maintenance from the king’s palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king’s dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king.”— Ezra iv. 14.   THE facts of the case were these. Under Zerubbabel, the Jews, who had returned from Babylon, commenced to rebuild Jerusalem. …

Ezra:4:14

Zealous, but Wrong

Jan 01

Zealous, But Wrong   “Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might he saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto …

Romans:10:1-3

The Best Cloak

Jan 01

The Best Cloak   “And was clad with zeal as a cloke.” — Isaiah 59:17.   THE solitary champion who is here spoken of, who looked and “saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor;” and therefore his own arm brought salvation unto him, and his righteousness it sustained him; this conquering hero we …

Isaiah:59:17

Zealots

Jul 16

Zealots   “Simon called Zelotes.” — Luke 6:15.   SIMON called Zelotes has apparently two surnames in scripture, but they mean the same thing. He is called Simon the Canaanite in Hebrew — not because he was an inhabitant of Cana or a Canaanite, but that word, when interpreted, means precisely the same as the Greek word Zelotes. He …

Luke:6:15