Day: July 26, 2010

Trust in God Alone

Charles Spurgeon 90x115by Charles Spurgeon

“Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.”—Psalm 130:7.

When he penned this psalm, the writer, David, was in deep distress, if not of circumstances, yet of conscience. He constantly mentions iniquities, and begs forgiveness. He felt like a shipwrecked mariner, carried overboard into the raging sea. Thus he reviews the situation—”Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord.” Yet he lived to tell the tale of deliverance. His prayer from among the waves was a memory worth preserving, and he does preserve it. The mercy of God to him he weaves into a song for us; and in this our text is found.

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Rumors of U.S. strike on Iran, Pressure Increases on Abbas for Peace Talks

Chris Schang 90x115by Chris Schang

In today’s news it is being reported that a former CIA chief is making comments that a strike on Iran by the U.S. is getting more and more likely. The former CIA chief suggests that as the Iranian nuclear crisis remains stalemated, that the use of force against Iran may increase and that it may not seem to be the worst scenario on the table. The Haaretz news website is reporting: