Category Archives: Devotions/Bible Studies

“Culture-blind” — or Cowardly?

In Washington Irving’s delightful The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, the author journals about his attendance at a venerable English country church: “The congregation was composed of the neighboring people of rank, who sat in pews sumptuously lined and cushioned, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Devotions/Bible Studies, Ministry, Sermon Illustrations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Are You Shifting The Blame?

“The people spoke against God and Moses, ‘Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this miserable food.” (Numbers 21:5) Numbers 21:4 says … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stubbornness or Perseverance?

Reading Numbers 23 I thought, “Man, Balak just isn’t getting it … he’s already asked Baalam three times to ask God curse Israel and He said He is NOT going to do it!” How stubborn mankind can be — always … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Sin of Indignation

“Hearing this, the ten began to feel indignant with James & John.” (Mark 10:41) This verse highlights a danger that good Christians need to beware of. James and John had just asked Jesus that they might sit on His right … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

NOT Like The World

“You shall not do what is done in the land of Egypt where you lived, nor are you to do what is done in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you; shall not walk in their statutes.” (Leviticus … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freed By The Blood

What an amazing picture we find in Leviticus 14, where the Bible describes the ceremony for the cleansing of a leper: two birds are ordered to be brought the tabernacle for the ceremony: one is sacrificed, but the other the … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Do You Appreciate God’s Word?

Psalm 119 is an acrositc. It is composed of 22 sections of 8 verses each, the verses of each section beginning with one letter of the Hebrew alphabet. So :1-8 all began with the Hebrew letter Aleph; verses 9-16 in … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment