Month: January 2016

  • Scripture Sabbath Challenge—Genesis 17:1–6

    By establishing a covenant with Abram (or Abraham), God took a “nobody” and transformed him into a “somebody” whose life and faith still impact our world.

  • Modern-Day Elijahs III: Healing and Hope

    Modern-Day Elijahs III: Healing and Hope

    We may never have the privilege of bringing a dead child back to life, but Christians are always called to minister as intercessors. Especially when others blame us or question our faith, we should stand as mediators between God and others. It is not our job to prove that we are right; it is our job to bring people before God and trust that He will prove Himself worthy to be trusted.

  • Scripture Sabbath Challenge—Matthew 16:13–19

    Scripture Sabbath Challenge—Matthew 16:13–19

    This is the believer’s authority: To offer God’s forgiveness to a lost and dying world. To proclaim to sinners that Jesus died for them and offers eternal life to all who will come to Him. We are not called to proclaim condemnation, but to offer life and hope.

  • Learning and Teaching

    Learning and Teaching

    Thank God that He has provided diverse means of speaking to us through His Word. Some days, we will need to hear from a parable. Other days, He may need to set the law down for us. Let us embrace the grace He has shown by meeting us at our various points of need.

  • Words: The Writer’s Tools

    Profanity is not only unnecessarily offensive: It’s just plain lazy speech. It’s easy to pull one of George Carlin’s “seven words you can’t say on television” out of the hat to express an emotion: It’s more clever to choose a unique combination of words that people will remember. REAL WRITERS are artists who use words as their medium.