July 19 — Joshua 1:1-9 The story of the people of God in the Old Testament, the Jewish nation, is one filled with sorrow and tears. No other people in the history of the world have endured such hardship. When we look into the Old Testament we see a crazy set of events; a roller… Continue reading A Faithful God to Unfaithful People — 1
Do Justice. There are many interpretations for what that statement means today. Understanding it correctly can bring rewards and peace into our lives and world; understanding it incorrectly can lead away from true justice and cause us to fight for something that cannot be attained. Micah 6:8 says, He has told you, O man, what… Continue reading Do Justice.
True followers of Jesus have pretty much always been on the margins of society. Sure, we have seen some exceptions to this; but even when we look back on the glory days of Christendom, things didn’t exactly turn out great. Believers in the western world have all but had a hay day basking in the… Continue reading A Godless Culture
In 1889, a nightmare for thousands of people living in Johnstown, Pennsylvania came to life. Every year in Johnstown there were people who would start the rumors up again, especially after a good thunderstorm passed through. The rumors were surrounded by fear. The fear was that the South Fork Damn, which sat 14 miles upstream… Continue reading The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
Believers today must understand who the Holy Spirit is and what He does in our lives. When one looks at the life of Jesus it is clear that the Holy Spirit was active in His ministry and empowered Him to live the life that He did. After all, it was the Holy Spirit who raised… Continue reading Spirit-Filled Jesus by Mark Driscoll