A Study of Divine Providence
Does God work in our lives today?
God’s Providential Use of Nations
Every serious Bible student knows that God has moved in international affairs across the centuries. But does he do so still today? This brief article probes this question.
Nehemiah 2:8 – Providence
An account in the Old Testament book of Nehemiah serves as a remarkable example of divine providence.
All Things Work Together for Good: Controversy or Comfort?
Romans 8:28 has been a tremendous comfort to Christians for twenty centuries. In this article, Wayne Jackson does a textual study of this amazing passage.
Learning to Trust God
Is there anything I can do to stop worrying and learn to trust God?
Exodus 3:22 – The Israelites Leave Egypt
In this article of Notes from the Margin of My Bible, we find a prophecy fullfillment, an answer to a moral dilemma, and an example of God’s wonderful providence.
Separated from My Mother’s Womb
Many fail to appreciate the mysterious operation of divine providence. Paul was quite aware of it.
Esther 4:14 & 6:1 – Esther and Divine Providence
Though the age of miracles has passed, God is not silent in the activities of mankind, but orchestrates his will on earth—through providence. The Old Testament account of Esther provides a thrilling view of how God works in this way.
What Do You Know About the Holy Spirit?
A golden lamp stand with seven lights was placed in the ancient tabernacle of Jehovah. In the book of Revelation, we find the “seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God” (Rev. 4:5)—the number seven symbolizing the perfect Spirit of God. What do you know about the Holy Spirit?
Nuggets from the Book of Philemon
Though Paul’s letter to Philemon is very brief, it is packed with rich nuggets of truth that truly reward the serious Bible student. Reflect upon some of these points with us in this article.
Developing Christian Confidence
Most of us would like to have more confidence. Unfortunately, too many people have grounded their confidence upon rotten foundations and have ignored the genuine basis of trust and boldness.
Alexander the Great: An Amazing Example of Prophecy and Providence
The prophecies of Alexander the Great’s victories over various nations and the subsequent providential fulfillment are an interesting study of God’s control of national events.
Philippians 1:16 – Providence and Persecution
The faithful Paul viewed his persecutions as the providential workings of God in the defending of the gospel message.
Reflections on the Goodness of God
It is such a comfort to know that God is a Being of perfect goodness. Reflect on these aspects of his goodness.
Struggling with Life’s Injustices
Is life fair? Many suggest it is not. Good people suffer and “fat-cat” crooks often prosper. Is there any sense to this? Let us reflect a bit deeper than the surface.
Did God Create Evil?
How can God be viewed as good, when the Bible suggests that he created evil?
A Highly Recommended New Book
Read this review of an important new book that is a virtual library of information on Christian evidences.
An Amazing Text of Prophecy and Providence
In the book of Exodus, there is a text that is thrilling beyond words to express. It contains prophecies of Israel’s future, and a promise of providence that is utterly baffling. Study this passage with us in this week’s Penpoints.
Did You Vote?
How can you really help change the direction of our nation? By following this simple plan.
Three Precious Lessons from the Book of Ruth
The story of Ruth ... and three precious lessons from this memorable book from the Old Testament.