Posts with the tag “faithful-living”
Thursday, May 18, 2023
May 18th, 2023
John 6:66 records a reality that is hard to fathom. John wrote, “From this time many of His disciples turned back and no longer followed Him.” People turned away from Jesus and deserted ...
Monday, May 1, 2023
May 1st, 2023
We find a one-of-a-kind encounter in Numbers 22. I will bet you have never had a conversation with a donkey. You may have thought some people you have talked with acted like donkeys or may...
Thursday, April 27, 2023
April 27th, 2023
In Deuteronomy 1, we read about a rebellion against God. Amazing, isn’t it? Amazing that people who were liberated from bondage, set free from slavery and guided safely across the Red Sea ...
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
April 18th, 2023
When we read Leviticus, we learn about God’s expectations for how we are to approach Him and how we are to live. We learn about His standards for holiness and righteousness. In Leviticus...
Monday, March 13, 2023
March 13th, 2023
We have been focusing on the book of Revelation on Sunday mornings as we work our way, chapter by chapter, through this last prophecy in the Bible. One thing that is immediately clear in ...
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
March 7th, 2023
In Matthew 21, not long after His triumphal entry into Jerusalem for the last week before Good Friday, Jesus cursed a fig tree. It seems to be a rather unusual occurrence. Matthew recorded...
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
February 14th, 2023
We can easily recognize apples, grapes, oranges and bananas. You may have some or all of these fruits in your house. The Bible often speaks of how we live in terms of fruit and fruitfuln...
Thursday, February 9, 2023
February 9th, 2023
In Song of Songs 7:4, we find these words “your nose is like the tower of Lebanon looking toward Damascus.” What does this mean? At first read, we might think it is not very kind or neig...
Thursday, February 2, 2023
February 2nd, 2023
In Revelation 3, Jesus addressed a letter to the Church in Sardis. His opening message was, “These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. I know your...
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
January 24th, 2023
In his first letter to the Christians in Corinth, Paul wrote, “For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. If anyone builds on this foundation ...
Thursday, January 5, 2023
January 5th, 2023
On Sunday mornings, we are working our way through the last book of the Bible—the book of Revelation. Broadly speaking, Revelation shows us how God will restore what was lost in Genesis w...
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
January 3rd, 2023
Jude is another, small one-chapter book found near the back of the Bible. he identified himself as “a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James.” His purpose in writing was to encou...
Monday, November 28, 2022
November 27th, 2022
The Christian faith has often been likened to a race. Indeed, Paul sprinkled his letters with a variety of sports metaphors with running or racing being one of them. Hebrews 12 borrows fro...
Monday, November 21, 2022
November 21st, 2022
Many sports, professions, organizations and pursuits have a “hall of fame.” and to be enshrined in a hall of fame is usually a high honor. An inductee into a hall of fame has reached the ...
Thursday, August 25, 2022
August 25th, 2022
Have you ever had a gnawing sense that God had something important and special for you to do? The prophet Haggai certainly did. He is regarded as “the prophet of the temple.” His mission w...
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
August 16th, 2022
Obadiah is probably not a place in the Bible where you have routinely, or even recently, read and studied. It is only one chapter or twenty-one verses long. We know virtually nothing abo...
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
March 29th, 2022
Jesus spent a good deal of time around the Sea of Galilee or what is also called the Lake of Gennesaret. In Luke 5, He was teaching the people the Word and Ways of God when He decided to ...
Monday, February 28, 2022
February 28th, 2022
Cling is a good biblical word. Do you cling to anything? Do you cling to anyone? Often, we speak of clinging to God and especially during difficult and demanding times where we are runn...
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