Our focus should not be on earthy possession or comfort. These things are temporary.
Joseph's own reputation could be harmed, but he chooses to be patient and show mercy.
The reason they called it a family tree is that it has branches!
He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever. Luke 1:54-55 Mary closes her song of praise by harkening back to the promise made to Abraham in Genesis. Holpen means "to take hold of and support or help." Sojourn in … Continue reading The Promise To Abraham
He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away. – Luke 1:51-53 In this portion … Continue reading “I Did It My Way” – GOD
And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation. – Luke 1:50 Fear does not cause God to have mercy. Fear of the Lord is the evidence of the hand of mercy upon a person. When Jonah ran from his duty to preach to Ninevah, he boarded a ship to get away. The … Continue reading Which Came First, Mercy or Fear?
For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name. Luke 1:48-49 Why was Mary so happy that she just had to sing? Because God had blessed her beyond … Continue reading So, Why Is Mary So Happy?