'Issac' Tagged Posts

'Issac' Tagged Posts

THE GREAT SIMPLIFIER

People sometimes complain that the Bible is too difficult, that they can’t understand it.  Certainly, like anything else, you get out of it what you put into it. It does take faithful Bible reading habits to connect some of the dots, to see sinful man and a sinless Christ in the ceremonies and sacrifices of Leviticus, to get a handle on the numerous kings of Judah and Israel and the warnings and comfort to be found there, to use the…

“AND NIGHTLY PITCH MY MOVING TENT”

In 2 Corinthians 5:1, Paul takes the eternal view of things.  He says:  “Now we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.” The old Englishman, Isaac Watts, captured Paul’s comparison of our earthly tent and our eternal house in heaven in one of his hymns: “While time on earth is spent, absent from Him I roam, yet nightly pitch my…