the purge

Journeying through the desert for 40 years and now finally they were able to receive the land of promise! Took long enough. Now that all is finally finished, the time of discipline was over, one city stand in the way. …

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a little confusion

Today I’ve been preparing for a Worship Department meeting. I’ve been going over my notes and things I want to be sure to cover for tonight, as well as studying for the devotion that begins the meeting. What I went …

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what it is

About 9 years ago my oldest son, Christopher had many questions for us. He wasn’t super good at asking things very well, but instead of asking, “What is it?” he would say, “What it is.” And we would tell him …

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deep affection

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:8 NASB)

For the first time I caught this verse amidst all the things Paul was mentioning to the Philippian church. It caught …

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unhindered

And he stayed two full years in his own rented quarters and was welcoming all who came to him, preaching the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with all openness, unhindered. (Acts 28:30, 31 NASB)

Have you …

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Jesus runs an errand

But Mary was standing outside the tomb weeping; and so, as she wept, she stooped and looked into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head and one at the feet, where the body …

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misconceptions

Matthew…what a neat gospel. This year I’m reading through the Mew Testament again. It seems to be going much quicker this time. Matthew took only 5 days to read. It was a lot to take in. But I noticed some …

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God-wisdom

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie …

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credibility

Have you ever read through a book of the Bible in order to get a better picture of what the author is trying to say? Typically we call that “Reading in context.” It really helps us understand a lot better …

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