Category Archives: Providence

When God’s Providences Seem to Contradict God’s Promises

Genesis 13:14-16; Genesis 15:1-4 And the LORD said unto Abram…Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward: for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I … Continue reading

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The Primary Basic Lesson of God’s Providence

Ezekiel 10:9-13 And when I looked, behold the four wheels by the cherubims, one wheel by one cherub, and another wheel by another cherub: and the appearance of the wheels was as the colour of a beryl stone. And as … Continue reading

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God Fits His Servants for the Work He has Purposed Them to Do

Exodus 31:1-5        And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: and I have filled him with the spirit of God, … Continue reading

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God’s Perfect Providential Timing

Ecclesiastes 3:1; Ezekiel 10:13        To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.        And as for the wheels, it was cried unto them in my hearing, O wheel. MATTHEW HENRY (1662-1714): To … Continue reading

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Interpreting God’s Providences

Ecclesiastes 3:11        No man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end. STEPHEN CHARNOCK (1628-1680): We are too short-sighted to apprehend and judge of God’s works; man cannot understand his own way, Proverbs … Continue reading

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Remembering God’s Providences Part 2: In Our Own Experience

Psalm 77:7-10        Will the Lord cast off for ever? And will he be favourable no more? Is his mercy clean gone for ever? Doth his promise fail for evermore? Hath God forgotten to be gracious? Hath he in anger … Continue reading

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Remembering God’s Providences Part 1: His Mighty Works of Old

Psalm 77:5,11; Isaiah 46:9        I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times…I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old.        Remember the former things of old: for … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

Ruth 2:3       And her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz. PHILIP MAURO (1859-1952): As the language of the original Hebrew quaintly expresses it, Ruth “hap happened upon a part of the field … Continue reading

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