Posts with the tag “trust”
Monday, August 22, 2022
August 22nd, 2022
Nahum is an unusual name and a short book found near the end of the Old Testament. His name means “compassionate” or “one who is full of comfort.” He directed his prophecy primarily again...
Monday, August 8, 2022
August 8th, 2022
Ezekiel is the third major prophet found in the Old Testament. His name means “God strengthens” which is a good name for a prophet to have. One of this prophet’s key phrases is “I am the...
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...
Thursday, July 14, 2022
July 14th, 2022
Ezra offered leadership to Judah near the end of the Babylonian exile and in the days that followed. The book that carries his name is ten chapters long and details the rebuilding of the ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
June 29th, 2022
Judges is a fascinating book to read. We come across a variety of interesting people that God chooses or anoints to provide help and deliverance when Israel is in trouble. As we read Jud...
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...
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
June 14th, 2022
The word “power” can bring a lot of images to mind. We can think of political figures, imposing generals and massive armies ready to spring into action. We can think of the engines on a l...
Thursday, April 7, 2022
April 7th, 2022
God knows the future. I do not. You do not. But God knows what was, what is and what will be. Coming events do not catch the Lord by surprise. Past, present and future are all clear an...
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
April 6th, 2022
In chapter nine of his gospel, Luke recorded Jesus’ feeding of the five thousand. The actual number was likely even higher because Luke 9:14 recorded that the number five thousand represent...
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
March 1st, 2022
Each day we likely have opportunities to trust God in some way. We may not always recognize these opportunities. Sometimes God may be hidden or hard to see. But there He is. He is in...
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...
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...
Monday, January 31, 2022
January 31st, 2022
The Exodus was the central event in the Old Testament. With Moses at the helm, God set about to teach Israel His ways. The time in the wilderness was as much about getting Egypt out of ...
Monday, January 24, 2022
January 24th, 2022
The Bible speaks to the matter of faith on more than one occasion. For example, John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him...
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
January 18th, 2022
Ruth is a small book in the Old Testament named for the book’s leading and primary character. We can say two things about Ruth for certain. First, she knew the experience of sadness and lo...
Monday, January 17, 2022
January 17th, 2022
The name Gideon means “hewer” or “the one who cuts down.” He was one of the judges chosen by God to deliver Israel when the people fell into the hands of an outside, invading foe. We shoul...
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
January 11th, 2022
Psalm 31 was likely written by David. It was certainly possible that David could have sung this Psalm as a praise to the Lord. He may have even sung it or recited it to King Saul to help th...
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
January 4th, 2022
The last couple of years have been so exhausting and overwhelming that some people have taken to humor to deal with them. In our downtown, one merchant is displaying a sign that reads “New ...
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