Author Archives: Karl Baker

Bro. Baker’s devotion: Good morning brethren Sometimes the hardest thing you will ever have to do, is to have to see someone whom you love much, leave your fellowship over a disagreement caused by a third party. Knowing that if there had not had to be a choice made because … Continue reading

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Psalm 32

Bro. Baker’s devotion: Good morning brethren David spoke of the prayers of the godly in Ps. 32, and upon its examination is seen the heart of all those who were dealt with by God’s Spirit that brought them out of the depts of sin and misery into the blessed place … Continue reading

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Labourers Together with God

Good morning brethren When Paul spoke to the church of Corinth concerning the matter of the Spiritual Significance of one member of the body of Christ being recognized as more significant than others when it comes to “Bringing people to Christ”, he gave this response : ” For while one … Continue reading

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Psalms 66

Bro. Baker’s devotion: Good morning brethren I was looking for a text that would help me give the Lord his due gratitude for the answer of our prayers for sister Dolly Dukes, who went through several hours of a heart Catheterization procedure yesterday, and I was led to Psalms 66:16-20. … Continue reading

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Euroclydon

Euroclydon

Good morning brethren We have come back to our homes, having been driven by the “Euroclydon” called Matthew, that blew our ships up and down the east coast of our country for the past week. I am reminded of the voyage of the apostle Paul in Acts 27 where it … Continue reading

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Step 7: Rejoicing Bringing in the Sheeves

Step 7: Rejoicing Bringing in the Sheeves

Good morning brethren We continue in our pilgrimage to the spiritual Mt. Zion. The place of our rest and ultimate fellowship with the God of our Salvation and all his host. As we endeavor to ascend to a greater relationship with him, we find that as we pass through the … Continue reading

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Step 6: Confidence and Faith

Step 6: Confidence and Faith

Good morning brethren We enter section 2 of the Psalms of degrees which emphasis Confidence and Faith. As the Jews referred to as the “progressives”, those who are ascending the degrees of Maturity that can only be achieved by “Experience” in tribulation and the “Faith” that was their deliverance. Let’s … Continue reading

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Step 5: Praise God and Be Thankful

Step 5: Praise God and Be Thankful

Good morning brethren We are pressing our way to higher ground. We are Finishing up what the Jews referred to as the five psalms of the “Struggles of the Beginners”, and we can see the the emphasis is on the schooling on the afflictions of the “New Born”. From the … Continue reading

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Step Four: The importance of Prayer and Trust

Step Four: The importance of Prayer and Trust

Good morning brethren, We are now on our 4th step in our pilgrims journey to that High Place of which the saints of old sang and spoke about so often in their own travels, Mount Zion. This was the principal place, of which those who desired Rest and Solitude from … Continue reading

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Step Three: The Joy of the fellowship of the Church

Step Three: The Joy of the fellowship of the Church

Good morning brethren We are continuing our studies on the Psalms of degrees, marking the steps of maturity in the pilgrimage of the saints of God as they make their assent to the house of God. These psalms are 15 in number of “degrees”, and spiritually show us that the … Continue reading

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