Category Archives: Perspectives From The Peak

Driving Darkness Away

Psalm 18:28 “For thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness.” (KJV) How many times have we found ourselves ‘in the dark’ as to what we need to do or say. We look for help, but we tend not to look to the Lord first, we try to figure it […]

The Pattern for Sucessful Living

When David wrote the 15th Psalm he set forth a pattern for successful living that will secure one’s position as an abider with God. The Complete Jewish Bible states it very simply, “Adonai, who can rest in your tent? Who can live on your holy mountain? Those who live a blameless life, who behave uprightly, […]

The traitor within the camp

“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:……..and he that soweth discord among brethren.” Proverbs 6:16-19 (KJV). The Message Bible translates as “a troublemaker in the family”, The Complete Jewish Bible translates as “him who sows strife among brothers.” Regardless of the translation, it is obvious that one who […]

What does God Hate? part 6

“These six things doeth the Lord hate:……A false witness that speaketh lies…” Proverbs 6:16-19 This would appear to be covered with the second of this list “a lying tongue” but this covers one who is called upon to be a witness. As we had seen in earlier in the scriptural interpretation by The Message Bible, […]

What Does God Hate? part 5

“These six things doth the Lord hate:….feet that be swift in running to mischief,…” Proverbs 6:16-18. Mischief can be viewed in the Hebrew as either harm or evil. This covers individuals who make hasty decisions which encompass activities that are sinful or costly to them. How often have we been in a situation where a […]

What Does God Hate? part 4

“These six things doeth the Lord hate:….A heart that deviseth wicked imaginations,….” Proverbs 6:16-18. Why does God hate a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations? Because that heart is not submitted to God. A heart that deviseth wicked imaginations is not a heart turned to God. Jesus was asked a question as to what was the […]

What Does God Hate? part 3

“These six things doth the Lord hate:….hands that shed innocent blood,…..” Proverbs 6:16-17. The Hebrew word here used for innocent is ‘naqi’ which translates as guiltless or free from blame. Who can be more guiltless or free from blame than a fetus or a baby? The issue of abortion has plagued this country since Roe […]

What Does God Hate? part 2

“These six things doth the Lord hate:….a lying tongue,….” Proverbs 6:16-19 (KJV) Why does God hate a lying tongue? First, God is a God of Truth. Jesus said he was the way, the truth and the life. To be in fellowship with God and to follow the example of Jesus Christ, which we are to […]

What Does God Hate?

“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among the brethern.” Proverbs […]

Reversing Fear

“The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.” Proverbs 29:25 Fear can become disabling, it can cause us to stay in bed so we do not have to face the world, it can cause us to settle for second best instead of the best, it […]