Tag Archives: God Almighty

Thorns and Tears at Bochim

GOD commanded the Israelites to dispossess the Canaanites by taking over their cities, destroying their idols and altars, and refusing to enter into agreements with them. Apparently the citizens of Bochim failed to carry out those instructions. No one knows … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Religion

IN a world in which the motto often is “do your own thing,” people frequently develop self-styled religious beliefs and practices. For some this means a pick-and-choose, take-it-or-leave-it approach to established Christianity. For others it means coming up with outlandish … Continue reading

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The God Who Gives Wealth

THERE are two extremes today about the connection between God and wealth. One is that wealth and money are inherently evil and therefore God is opposed to them. The other is that God is just waiting to shower wealth on … Continue reading

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The Blessing of The Sabbath

THE commandment to keep the Sabbath holy (Deuteronomy 5:12) did not mean that the other days of the week and their activities were unholy. The Sabbath was to remind Israel that human beings were dependent on God, and that they … Continue reading

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God Has Spoken – To You!

IMAGINE hearing God’s voice! Moses did (Numbers 1:1). Scripture gives little indication of what that experience was like, but it does say that the Lord spoke to Moses “face to face, as a man speaks to his friend.” – Exodus … Continue reading

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A Definitive Standard

BELIEVE anything you want. “You’ve got your truth, I’ve got mine.” The frightening thing about such modern viewpoints is that those who believe them become the definers of truth and reality. They leave no room for objective truth or absolutes. … Continue reading

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A Place To Be Forgiven

FOR the Hebrews, there was only one place to worship God by offering sacrifices—at the tabernacle (Leviticus 17:8-9). This is not to say that one could not worship God elsewhere. But to make atonement for sin, one had to come … Continue reading

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Making Restitution

SOME modern law-makers, educators, and others concerned with human behavior often make proposals based on the idea that people are basically good. In Leviticus, God held a more realistic view. For example, He knew that there would be cases of … Continue reading

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Taking Sin Seriously

THE ancient Israelites took sin far more seriously that many people today do. Consider the impact of carrying out the instructions given for burnt-offering sacrifices (Leviticus 1:3–5): The psychological impact. If you were a Hebrew at the time of Moses, … Continue reading

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John 18:37

Friday December 2, 2022 John 18:37 “You say rightly that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 12/02/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds 12/02/2022

*Pastor’s Note: The harvest is plentiful and the laborers are few, so we will keep sowing seed for the Glory of  the Lord! Sowing Seeds of Self-Control

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Daily Prayer & Praise 12/02/2022

Prayer for Friday Lord God, our hearts are full of praise and thanks for Your promise. You comfort and help us with this promise every day, enabling us to hold true through all distress. Remember us in these times, and … Continue reading

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Coffee and a Side of 1 Peter 1:14

INTRODUCTION TO 1 PETER: First Peter is about maintaining hope in the midst of suffering. Because Jesus Himself suffered, and because God can be trusted to put all things right, Peter counsels believers to maintain their faith in Jesus. Believers … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quote 12/01/2022

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Andrew Murray Quote 12/01/2022

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The Law and The Gospel

Thursday December 1, 2022 James 2:10 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. The moral law does not consider us as weak human beings at all, it takes no … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 12/01/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds 12/01/2022

*Pastor’s Note: The harvest is plentiful and the laborers are few, so we will keep sowing seed for the Glory of  the Lord! Sowing Seeds of Peace

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Daily Prayer & Praise 12/01/2022

Prayer for Thursday Lord our God, we thank You for letting hosannas rise from people’s hearts and for letting us cry out to You all the more fervently in dark times. Help us, O Almighty God, and help Your King, … Continue reading

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