Scripture Reference: 2 Kings 19:1-37 First Hezekiah got alone with God. His prayer was immediate. (verse 14). When Hezekiah received the threatening letter, he immediately spread it before the Lord. There was no thought of calling a committee, his best … Continue reading
This past week I was talking with a friend about cliques, inside and outside the Church. We talked about what is being seen when we huddle together exclusively with folks who are ‘just like us’. This subject has been rattling … Continue reading
Two strangers meet beside a well on a hot afternoon in Samaria. One was a woman. The other was a man. We don’t know the woman’s name, we’re not told. It could be any woman but we do … Continue reading
“When God is going to do something wonderful,” author Anne Lamott claims, “God always starts with a hardship; when God is going to do something amazing, God starts with an impossibility.” All of those ingredients are present in … Continue reading
Notice… God wasn’t talking to the general population (Israel) in the book of Malachi but to the tribe of Levi, the priests (see Malachi 1:6) So in Malachi 3 when God asks the question, “Will a man rob God?
For them it was just a part of a brutal execution, only later would His followers see its significance. A Roman soldier thrust a spear into Jesus’ side to ensure His death. “Immediately blood and water flowed out.” (John 19, … Continue reading
I love Jesus! Jesus loves me! Jesus loves you! When we think about the love of Jesus we are drawn to Him like iron to the magnet/like flies to honey.