Tag Archives: Israel

August 15 – The Work of Priests in God’s Kingdom

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 “For in this trusted office were four chief gatekeepers; they were Levites. And they had charge over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God. And they lodged all around the house … Continue reading

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July 29 – I Just Don’t Get God’s Grace

1 Corinthians 14:26-40; 2 Kings 9; Jonah 4 “And should I not pity Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred and twenty thousand persons who cannot discern between their right hand and their left–and much livestock?” … Continue reading

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July 19 – More Action, Less Talk

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 “So the king of Israel answered and said, ‘Tell him, “Let not the one who puts on his armor boast like the one who takes it off.”’” (1 Kings 21:11) King Ahab … Continue reading

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July 17 – “Oh Me!”

1 Corinthians 6; 1 Kings 19; Amos 3:3-4:3   “Thus says the Lord: ‘For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for silver, And the poor for a … Continue reading

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July 16 – Amen!

1 Corinthians 4; 1 Kings 17; Amos 1 “Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of the people of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment, Because they ripped open the women with child in Gilead, … Continue reading

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July 2 – Fruitless and Faithless: A Tale of Two Curses

Mark 11:15-33; 1 Kings 2; Hosea 5:5-15 “And Peter, remembering, said to Him, ‘Rabbi, look! The fig tree which You cursed has withered away.’” (Mark 11:21 NKJV) Sometimes the strangest stories have a background that clears things up. The story … Continue reading

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February 26 – Give Until God Stops You, to Make a Difference

Matthew 6:19-34; Exodus 35; Exodus 36; Proverbs 16 “Then all the craftsmen who were doing all the work of the sanctuary came, each from the work he was doing, and they spoke to Moses, saying, ‘The people bring much more … Continue reading

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January 4 – Dealing With Authority

Luke 7:1-17; Genesis 8; Genesis 9; Genesis 10; Psalm 4 “For I also am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and … Continue reading

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October 28 – Showing Love, Grace, and Forgiveness All the Time

Jeremiah 15-17 2 Timothy 2 “And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, a good teacher, and patient. The Lord’s servant must gently teach those who disagree. Then maybe God will let them … Continue reading

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September 15 – If Not Us, Then Who?

Proverbs 22-24 2 Corinthians 8 “At this time you have plenty. What you have can help others who are in need. Then later, when they have plenty, they can help you when you are in need, and all will be … Continue reading

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