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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...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
June 22nd, 2022
             In Leviticus 16, we read God’s instructions to Moses concerning atonement for the sins of the people of Israel.  In these instructions, we find reference to “the scapegoat.”  This express...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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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...  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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Thursday, June 16, 2022
June 16th, 2022
              In I Kings 2, David is nearing death.  He’s enjoyed a prominent place in Israel as a musician, writer, defeater of Goliath and Israel’s second king.  He was not perfect but he was called...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
June 15th, 2022
            The Song of Solomon is part of the Bible’s wisdom literature.  It reads as love poetry and loving exchanges.  People have often interpreted this book as a spiritual allegory representing t...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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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...  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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Thursday, June 9, 2022
June 9th, 2022
           Nahum is a short book of prophecy.  It has only three chapters and a total of forty-seven verses.  The name Nahum means “compassionate” or “full of comfort.”  Certainly, we could assign tho...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, June 8, 2022
June 8th, 2022
            As Christians, we believe in the Trinity—Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  We believe that God has chosen to reveal Himself in three ways.  There is one God but this one God is known as Father...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
June 7th, 2022
           Isaiah 33:3 says, “O LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you.  Be our strength every morning, our salvation in a time of distress.”  We can read these words as a plea or even a petition.  ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, June 6, 2022
June 6th, 2022
            Isaiah 29:13 says, “The Lord says: ‘These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.’”  God was not pleased with either the wor...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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