Test All Things

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) ——————– By and large, the more a...

We live in days of great social change. Rapid change. Hardly a month seems to pass when some new law isn’t passed, or some movement appears to triumph in a further...

“A Psalm. O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.” (Psalm 98:1) ——————–...

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” (Psalm 133:1) ——————– Brethren dwelling in unity with brethren is a good and pleasant thing. Believers...

“Deliver me from all my transgressions…” (Psalm 39:8) ——————– For an enlightened son of Adam, the longing of his renewed heart is for deliverance from that which is his nature —...

“Our God is in the heavens: He hath done whatsoever He hath pleased. Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands.” (Psalm 115:3-4) ——————– Let me ask: if...

“I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.” (Psalm 119:31) ——————– I know by soul experience that sticking to God’s testimonies has kept me from many...

“…I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.” (Psalm 40:1) ——————– Without Christ, true Godly patience is incomprehensible. When by grace the sinner is...

“Thy People Shall Be Willing In The Day of Thy Power.” (Psalm 110:3) ——————– God’s elect worship and serve Him with willing hearts. We willingly believe, willingly worship, willingly give, and...

“Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation.” (Psalm 106:4) ——————– How is a man brought and taught to want...

“Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?” (Psalm 85:6) When the religious world talks about revival they mean an emotional series of meetings that will...

“God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.” (Psalm 62:11) The power of God is that ability and strength, by which He can bring to...

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) The God of the bible is out...

“The LORD will give grace and glory.” (Psalm 84:11) Wherever the Lord gives grace, He in and with that grace gives glory. We, therefore, read, “Moreover whom he did predestinate, them...

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want” (Psalm 23:1) Have you ever slipped on ice? Before you hit the ground, you know you are in for a painful fall,...

“For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.” (Psalm 38:18) Let not these words stagger the faith of the believer in considering them as spoken by...

In Psalm 17:15 there is the following prayer: “As for me, I will behold Thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness.” David’s prayer there...

“Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever.” (Psalm 136:6) For someone to say to us, “But I will remember you,” conveys that we are held...

“It is GOOD for me that I have been AFFLICTED, that I MIGHT LEARN Thy ways.” (Psalm 119:71) God’s ways and God’s Word are best learned by experience and in time...

“My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me.” (Psalm 22:1) These words spoken by David in his distress and trouble were prophetic of the suffering and affliction of Christ at...

The apostles and early believers were despised by the religious Jews because of the gospel which they preached. It was not because they were covetous or proud men. They were persecuted...

“These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before...

“Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people.” (Psalm 3:8) When a righteous God and a ruined sinner meet on a blood-splattered platform, all is settled once and...

“The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever. He hath not dealt with...

“For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. As far as the east is from the west, so far hath...

Before we speak something in person or on the telephone or write something about someone, let us ask three questions: 1) Is it true? 2) Is it necessary to mention it?...

“The Lord looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. They are all gone aside, they are all...

“…I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.” (Psalm 17:3) David here had a holy resolve. Perhaps he had been stung by the words of others or had himself seen...

“Hold up my goings in Thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.” (Psalm 17:5) How needful and appropriate is this prayer of David’s. The need for it is imperative because of...

<“O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.” (Psalm 36:10) ‘Keep it coming, Lord!’ is the sentiment of David. He desired for...

“They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom...

“And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.” (Psalm 78:8) The...

“I will make thy name to be remembered in all generations: therefore shall the people praise thee forever and ever.” (Psalm 45:17) This psalm is a Messianic one, referring to Jesus...

So many of the Psalms of David in the Bible were written during times of deep personal distress. The Holy Spirit moved David’s heart to pen the Psalms after the hand...

“Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, Thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; Thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.” (Psalm 80:1) “Thou that dwellest between the cherubims” is referring...

“They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion which cannot be removed, but abideth forever. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about...

“Quicken me, O Lord, for Thy name’s sake: for Thy righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.” (Psalm 143:11) The word “quicken” here has the idea of reviving, animating, and...

“Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord, that walketh in His ways. For thou shall eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well...

“Lord, how long wilt Thou look on…” (Psalm 35:17) The Lord does look on all the affairs of men. In the judgments around us we see that He does look on....

“Say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.” (Psalm 35:3) You and I stand on the verge of an eternal world, and unless God himself say to the soul, “I am...

“As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried; He is a buckler to all those that trust in Him.” (Psalm 18:30) The Psalmist had full...

“Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.” (Psalm 50:15) Man that is born of woman is of few days and full...

“They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in. Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them. Then they cried unto the LORD in...

“Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted. Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death. Then they cry...

“Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word. “ (Psalm 119:17) What a fund of true and vital experience is contained in Psalm 119! What simplicity...

“They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in. Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them. Then they cried unto the LORD in...

“My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.” (Psalm 63:8) Did the question ever arise in your mind—how David composed the Psalms? Of course, the answer would be,...

“Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings.” (Psalm 17:8) The Scriptures were revealed for the instruction and consolation of the church of...

“Lord, all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee. My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also...

“The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD,...