Posts with the tag “sovereignty”
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
April 19th, 2023
We all have ways of introducing ourselves. You might share your name or your vocation (or what you once did). You might share your address or hometown. You might share some details abou...
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, 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...
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
February 7th, 2023
Paul wrote in Ephesians 6:10, “finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.” What a blessing and encouragement to us! The good news is we can be strong in Him. We can do thing...
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
February 1st, 2023
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet and theologian. His writings were heavily influenced by various Old Testament books. One such book was Ezekiel. Coleridge once famously noted ...
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...
Monday, January 23, 2023
January 23rd, 2023
We occasionally find ourselves in embarrassing circumstances. Often, those situations can be funny. And it is probably good to laugh at ourselves at times and to laugh along with others a...
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
January 18th, 2023
Joshua succeeded Moses as the leader of Israel just before it was time to take the land that God had decided to give Israel. Jericho was a city that Israel had to conquer and take in orde...
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 ...
Monday, January 9, 2023
January 9th, 2023
We find four powerful words in the opening four words of the Bible. “In the beginning God...” is the way the Bible starts (Genesis 1:1a). Those four words represent some profound theolog...
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
January 4th, 2023
In Matthew 6, Jesus gave us a lesson on prayer. We commonly call His teachings “The Lord’s Prayer.” And the prayer that Jesus gave is a perfect example for us to study and follow as we ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
November 16th, 2022
Philemon is a personal letter from Paul to an individual. The apostle wrote to make a personal appeal to Philemon to receive back Onesimus who was once a slave. This once runaway slave h...
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
November 8th, 2022
In our Bibles, we have two letters that Paul wrote to the Christians in Thessalonica. Paul had likely founded this church during his second missionary journey. Paul’s message to the Thess...
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
August 23rd, 2022
Habakkuk is a prophet with a strange name and a short book. He was one of the minor prophets in Israel’s history. He prophesied primarily to Judah but has a message for anyone who may be a...
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...
Monday, July 25, 2022
July 25th, 2022
Job is a fascinating book to read. It tells the story of a man who had almost anything, lost practically everything and then regained even more after his time of testing came to an end. A...
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
July 12th, 2022
I Chronicles is another history book in the Old Testament. It is considered by many to be a historical supplement to I and II Samuel and I and II Kings. I and II Chronicles tend to focus...
Thursday, February 24, 2022
February 24th, 2022
The Bible speaks to God’s authority. He is the Creator. Psalm 24:1 says that the earth is the Lord’s and everything in it, the world and all who live in it. God possesses authority becau...
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