Posts with the tag “remembrance”
Monday, May 8, 2023
May 8th, 2023
Sometimes we hear the expression “pay it forward.” And we often speak of “paying it back.” When we are overcome with gratitude, it can be easy to wonder how we can express what we feel. Co...
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
April 26th, 2023
The book of Deuteronomy comes from two different Greek words. “Deuteros” means second. “Nomos” means law. So, putting those words together, we have the second law of Moses. One key word...
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
March 22nd, 2023
Soon after arriving safely on the other side of the Red Sea, Moses led the people of Israel in a song of celebration and praise (found in Exodus 15:1-18). God had just safely delivered Isra...
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
March 8th, 2023
The prophet Isaiah had much to say about both the first and second coming of Christ. In chapter forty-two, he depicted Christ as “the Servant of the LORD.” He said that the Father “deligh...
Monday, February 20, 2023
February 20th, 2023
Can you imagine someone growing tired of God? Can you imagine someone wondering what good comes from a relationship with the Lord? How would one grow tired or bored by the amazing ways a...
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...
Monday, August 29, 2022
August 29th, 2022
Zechariah’s name means “God remembered.” And in the days of his prophecy, the people needed to know that God had remembered them. He prophesied about the same time as the prophet Haggai....
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
July 20th, 2022
Nehemiah was a builder—or more properly, a rebuilder. He was commissioned by God to rebuild the tattered and broken walls of Jerusalem. He gave up a position of prestige and comfort in t...
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
May 18th, 2022
In some Bibles, Isaiah 26 is captioned as a “song of praise.” The prophet blessed and praised God over the span of twenty-one verses. For instance, we find this often quoted and cherishe...
Thursday, March 10, 2022
March 10th, 2022
Remembering is an important activity. We remember the things that have meaning and value. We remember experiences, people, situations and blessings. But we also remember trials, painful ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
February 16th, 2022
The Bible describes God’s attributes to us. It is impossible for humans like us to understand everything about God. After all, God is God. He is beyond our total or full discernment and...
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
November 30th, 2021
Christmas comes every year And Christmas is new every year. It arrives at precisely the same time—December 25th. But Christmas is an old story. There are hundreds of Old Testament prophecies about...
Thursday, November 18, 2021
November 18th, 2021
David was one of the largest figures in the history of Israel. He ranks near Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Moses. He came to the throne as a shepherd after God had rejected Saul as Israel’s kin...
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
November 17th, 2021
Researchers suggest that the world has a population of about 7.9 billion people. Projections say that the world’s population will likely reach ten billion by 2057. Today’s median age on p...
Monday, November 15, 2021
November 15th, 2021
The pivotal event of the Old Testament was the Exodus where God led Israel safely out of captivity and slavery. From that extraordinary event would come the building of Israel and ultimately Jesus th...
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