The Bible Speaks Today – Recognizing His Voice

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me,” (John 10:27)

There are many voices in our world today calling for our attention.  There is the voice of the thief, the voice of the wolf, the voice of worldly philosophers, the voice of politicians, the voice of peers, the voice of new-age techniques, and the voice of God as well.  There are voices telling us the problems as well as the solutions.  There are many voices clamoring for our attention and calling us to follow and none of them are without significance.  But the voice of the Sacred Scriptures is the voice of Christ (John 1:1).  That voice spoke in the beginning, spoke right through history, through prophecy and still continues to speak even in heaven.  The voice of Christ still speaks today offering salvation, security and eternal life to all who have ears to hear. Continue reading

The Bible Speaks Today – God Promises To Guide Us

Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” (Psalm 119:105)

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_327553God’s Word is represented as a lamp for the feet.  It is a “lamp”, not a blazing sun, nor even a lighthouse–but a plain, common lamp or lantern which one can carry about in the hand. It is a lamp “for the feet,” not throwing its beams far and wide, but shining its light only on the little bit of road ahead on which the Christian’s feet are walking.  The law of divine guidance is, “Step by step”. One who holds up a lantern on a dark village-road at night, sees only one step before him. If he takes that step, the lantern also moves forward, making the next step plain. In this way, finally he reaches his destination in safety, without once stepping into darkness. The whole way was shown to him, but only one single step at a time. This illustrates the usual method of God’s guidance. Continue reading