Posts with the tag “faithfulness”

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
January 10th, 2023
          Genesis has a number of colorful and fascinating figures.  We read the riveting stories of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and see God at work to build a nation and from that nation to bring forth ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, December 8, 2022
December 8th, 2022
             In I Peter 2:6-7, Peter the disciple spoke of Christ as the cornerstone or capstone for our faith.  He wrote these words, “For in Scripture it says: See, I lay a stone in Zion,     a chos...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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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...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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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 ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, November 14, 2022
November 14th, 2022
          Paul wrote a second letter to Timothy.  Some people believe this was either Paul’s final letter that we have in our Bibles or at least one of his last letters.  He gave some parting words to...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, October 20, 2022
October 20th, 2022
           Paul continued his dialogue with the Corinthian Christians by writing his second letter to the believers in that part of the Roman Empire.  As he often did, Paul began by connecting his ide...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
August 4th, 2022
             In addition to his prophecy, Jeremiah is also credited with writing Lamentations.  One reason he is often called “the weeping prophet” is his writing of Lamentations.  As the name would s...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
July 13th, 2022
             II Chronicles is a continuation of Old Testament history.  Most of Judah’s kings were idolatrous and wicked and led the nation on a course of spiritual ruin and depravity.  One exception ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, July 7, 2022
July 7th, 2022
            I Kings is a book of history in the Old Testament.  At the beginning, David is nearing his death and preparing to hand off the throne to Solomon.  One of Solomon’s crowning achievements (a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, June 20, 2022
June 20th, 2022
            Genesis 12 features the call of Abram to go to a new land.  God’s call came this way, “leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you” (Gene...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, June 13, 2022
June 13th, 2022
            At the end of John’s gospel, we read a fascinating conclusion or summation about Jesus’ ministry and work.  John wrote, “Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were writ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
May 24th, 2022
          Ezekiel ended his prophecy after forty-eight chapters with a four-word state-ment: The LORD is there (Ezekiel 48:35).  The prophet made a declarative statement.  The LORD is there.  The divi...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, April 11, 2022
April 11th, 2022
         This Holy Week is a story of faithfulness.  The Father was faithful to create a plan to save the world and to redeem the world from sin and slavery.  The Son was faithful to carry out the Fat...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, February 9, 2022
February 9th, 2022
        God is the source of our blessings.  James 1:17 says, “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows....  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
January 26th, 2022
            Transfiguration is a big, big word.  It is also a Bible word.  We find the story of Jesus’ Transfiguration in Matthew 17 (and also in Mark 9 and Luke 9).  The backstory goes like this.  Je...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, January 20, 2022
January 20th, 2022
          Hannah is a popular name for girls.  It is also a biblical name that we find in I Samuel.  She was the mother of Samuel.  The name Hannah means God’s favor or God’s grace.  She was married t...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss

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