As Moses neared the time of his death, he prepared Israel for the transition. One of the things he did was to leave them with a song. God has given His people other songs too because they are powerful tools to shape our souls in truth about ourselves, about life, and especially about the holiness of God....Keep Reading
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Mary and I recently took a drive through a scenic part of our rural Virginia county on a beautiful late Spring afternoon. We drove as slowly as was prudent in order to drink in the sights and smells of newly mowed hay fields, wildflowers and honeysuckle, cows and calves, sheep and goats, rolling hills and mountain peaks....
Many ask why certain occurrences happen. The Bible doesn't answer all our questions, but it does teach us what we need to know--that God is in control of the most personal details of human life as well as of the events at the highest levels of nations and empires....
The Israelites are about to experience the first major national transition in forty years. Almost everything is going to change. Deuteronomy is the written record of Moses’ addresses to prepare them for this....Keep Reading
Yes, my first grade teacher did a good job of teaching me to read using phonetics. I can read, but this week I found something I could not read....Keep Reading
A road trip of many hours frequently elicits the whining question of kids, "Are we there yet?" But what if the trip were not for many hours but for forty years? Would we whine or would we look for important lessons to learn about God and Mankind?...Keep Reading
In Acts we see the power of Christ to change lives. One such man...Keep Reading
After Jesus rose from the dead and ascended to heaven, the Apostles began to preach a message that defied human reasoning. But it was good and true news then and it still is....Keep Reading
If Leviticus seems incomprehensible, a closer look at that book reveals amazing gospel truth about God, our sin, and our redemption from a hopeless state....Keep Reading
The New Testament teaches us how to read the Old. Hebrews and James are rich in instructions that open up the purpose and meaning of the Books of Moses. ...Keep Reading
It seems odd that God chose the Jews and that He showed them mercy again and again. But do we have room for pride? Are we any different?...Keep Reading
God remembers His people and He purposefully fulfills His covenant with them. Through Jesus Christ He has secured our inheritance....Keep Reading