Posts with the tag “promise”
Thursday, May 25, 2023
May 25th, 2023
Following the foot washing in John 13, Judas departed from Jesus and the rest of the disciples to do his deeds of darkness and betrayal. Attention next turned to Peter once again. Peter a...
Thursday, May 4, 2023
May 4th, 2023
Consider the number of words you might speak in an average day. The number is likely well into the thousands when all conversations and occasions, big and small, are taken into account. H...
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
May 2nd, 2023
We know from reading the Old Testament that Israel roamed in the wilderness for a long time after leaving Egypt and before entering the land that God promised them. It was a forty-year lon...
Monday, April 24, 2023
April 24th, 2023
God’s promises are found throughout the Bible. Some promises are to specific people in specific situations. Other promises are for a specific time. Some promises were intended for Israel ...
Monday, March 27, 2023
March 26th, 2023
In Exodus 20, God delivered the Ten Commandments to Moses. The moral law of God is captured in these commandments. The first four concern our relationship with the Lord. The last six co...
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
February 22nd, 2023
We often speak about God’s promises. And even more often, we have to claim them and rely on them. One aspect of faith is taking God at His Word and placing trust in His promises. In Gen...
Monday, February 6, 2023
February 6th, 2023
Maybe you have heard the expression “keep things in perspective.” This advice is good to remember. At times, we all lose perspective. We make a major deal out of minor things. Emotions t...
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
January 25th, 2023
Isaiah’s name means “God is salvation.” He carried a good name for a prophet of the Almighty. In his next to last chapter, he wrote, “See, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The...
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
August 31st, 2022
As you likely know, there are four gospels in the Bible. Matthew is the first one. He was also known as Levi and was one of the first twelve disciples called by Jesus. Like the other dis...
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
July 6th, 2022
II Samuel is a continuation of the early years of Israel’s monarchy. We learn of Saul’s death and David’s ascent to the throne as Saul’s successor—chosen and anointed by God to assume thi...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
June 23rd, 2022
Numbers is the fourth book of the Old Testament. In Hebrew, the name for Numbers means “in the wilderness” or “in the desert.” This book is the fulfillment of the story of Israel's exo...
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
June 21st, 2022
The second book of the Bible is Exodus. And part of this book chronicles the deliverance of Israel from captivity and slavery in Egypt. We learn how God moved in a mighty way to set His pe...
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