Archive for September 29th, 2019

Do we need prosperity to prove God is good? Here is a timely warning for those who seek a sign.


Maschil is a Hebrew term indicating the poetic form. It is a didactic poem. If it requires the hearer to attend what is being recited it is with the view of acquiring understanding. Faith comes by hearing the word of God; no less is expected from a maschil.  Among 13 similar psalms what we have here is a litany of failures that attended the nation of Israel because ‘they kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law (v.10).’ Key to their abysmal failure lay with their fathers ‘…A stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.”Their superficiality we can see in the time of Jesus as well when they demanded a sign from him in order to believe he was indeed the Christ. His answer was revealing. “A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh…

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