Knowing We Do Not Understand: The Hardness of Our Hearts

Jesus has just fed the five thousand with five loaves and two fish when … Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray.  And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone on ...
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You Shall Empty Out Egypt

The third chapter of Exodus ends with these words, “…and you shall empty out Egypt.” In Ezekiel 39:10 we find this instruction expanded with explanation: “They will plunder those who ...
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Take the Land!

But the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the people of Judah could not drive out, so the Jebusites dwell with the people of Judah at Jerusalem to this day.  However, ...
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His Presence is Never Ending

The Word is full of reminders that God is with us all the time. He chooses to live in us and allows us to exist in Him at the same ...
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Evil Must Bow to God

The Word:  And the jailer reported these words to Paul, saying, “The magistrates have sent to let you go. Therefore come out now and go in peace.” But Paul said ...
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Whose Breath Are You Breathing?

To whom have you told [new] words? Whose breath has gone out from you? Will the dead spirits, who are underneath the water, be stirred, or those who dwell there? ...
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Reading the Old Testament as It Was Intended

I’ve been reading the Bible a good portion of my life, but in some ways feel I’ve only recently begun to read it the way it was written and intended ...
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