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September 22

Song of Solomon 4, 5 In our reading today, the first verse of chapter 5 reminded me of another  passage. In Song of Solomon it reads “I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk […]

September 21

Song of Solomon 1-3 In our reading today we have passage about a banquet hall or house. “He brought me to the banqueting house, And his banner over me was love” (Song of Solomon 2:4 ). At once I begin thinking of other passages. The marriage supper of the Lamb. Revelation 19:7, 8 “Let us […]

September 20

Ecclesiastes 10-12 In our reading today we have verses describing the Judgment of God: Ecclesiastes 12:13, 14 “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. 12:14 For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it […]

September 19

Ecclesiastes 7-9 Ecclesiastes 8:11 “Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.” Long delays in execution against evil works produces evil desire to do evil. Sentencing against evil works are to produce a deterrent for evil. An […]

September 18

Ecclesiastes 4-6 In our reading today we have a verse that addresses stinginess. Ecclesiastes 5:13, There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt. Our God is a giver, He gave His own son to be a sin offering for us to […]

September 17

Ecclesiastes 1-3 In our reading today we find some fascinating verses. Ecclesiastes 1:6, 7 “The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits. 1:7 All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the […]

September 16

Proverbs 30, 31 In our reading today we have one of the warnings of Scripture concerning adding to the words of God. “Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar” (Proverbs 30:6). There are two other warnings in Scripture that are similar. In Revelation the last chapter […]

September 15

Proverbs 28, 29 In our reading today we have a verse that is carved above the doorway of the  old county courthouse where I live. Proverbs 129:18 “Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.” In this instance the King James is hard to understand so […]

September 14

Proverbs 25-27 In our reading today we have a proverb about humility similar the the parable that Jesus cited during his ministry concerning humility. In Proverbs 25:6, 7 the writer says: “Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; 25:7 it is better for him […]

September 13

Proverbs 23, 24 In our reading today is a couple of verses that describe the spiritual “taste” of revelation knowledge when the Spirit of God enlightens the Scripture in your heart.Proverbs 24:13, 14 declare,  “My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: 24:14 So shall […]