Monthly Archives: April 2015

NUGGETS OF WISDOM

GOD CAN’T BE CHANGED – When Syrian king Sennacherib invaded northern Israel, many of Asaph’s descendants fled south to Judah to become involved in the temple music ministry there. They had seen how Israel slowly decayed into an idolatrous nation, … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

IS GOD WAITING ON YOU TO BELIEVE – Everyone living in Judah saw the havoc that Sennacherib, the king of Assyria, brought on their brethren along the coast of Israel. But now it was their turn as Sennacherib decided he … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

HAVE FAITH IN YOUR FAITH – Asaph’s positive way of responding to a crisis with faith is repeated here by his descendants. This time it was the Syrian King Sennacherib’s army that invaded Judah. Although things looked bleak, the composers … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

DON’T LET FEAR HOLD YOU HOSTAGE – The Temple musician Asaph continues his lament about what happened to God’s people since King Solomon died and the religious downward spiral that increased under his son Rehoboam’s reign. This spiritual weakness led … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

The Greek philosopher Aristotle was so fascinated as to how things came into being and then remained and continued to flourish, that after using rigorous logic and theorizing he finally concluded that there had to be someone or something behind … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

I’m often amused at the reaction I see in others when someone who has not been very vocal suddenly speaks out. It reminds me of the teaching of that great Jewish Philosopher, Moses Maimonides, who once wrote: “Every man possesses … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES – After David had the Ark of the Covenant brought into Jerusalem with great fanfare and celebration, and placed it under the tent he ordered erected to provide a holy sanctuary where the people could … Continue reading

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