God Uses Broken Things

If something is broken, we generally discard it. However, God uses broken things to accomplish His purposes.

God used broken pitchers (Judges 7). Gideon conquered the Midianites by putting their lamps within pitchers; at his direction, the soldiers broke their pitchers and revealed the light, which greatly confused the Midianites, and they were defeated. The light of truth is often hidden by error, and it is when the error is broken that the light is revealed. Continue reading “God Uses Broken Things”

How did God come to be? —- Todd Clippard

In Psalm 90:2, Moses is recorded as writing “Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God<” (KJV, emphasis mine – jtc).

“From everlasting” means God had no beginning; “to everlasting” means God has no end. Speaking of God in Psalm 93:2, David said “thou art from everlasting”, meaning God had no origin. In Psalm 102:27, David writes “But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end” (KJV), a reference to the never ending nature of God. Continue reading “How did God come to be? —- Todd Clippard”

If You Had Died for the Sins of the World How Would You Feel? Author Unknown

When men took your name in vain? When men damaged their bodies dabbling in sin instead of glorifying you as their savior in their bodies? When men fussed and got angry among themselves in which you had established and thus brought reproach upon you? When men chose to go somewhere else on the day which you had set aside for men to worship you? When men refused to obey what you said they had to do to gain the benefit of your death? When men did not appreciate your sacrifice enough to stay for the supper you had left as a memorial of it? When men did not respect you enough to wear your name? When men did not care whether their conduct caused anyone else to stumble? Did you ever stop to think? The Son of God probably would think the same as you would about such thoughtless people.

via the Belvedere Beacon, the weekly bulletin of the Belvedere Church of Christ, Belvedere, SC.  Ken Chumbley

From  Bulletin Gold