Tag Archives: Old Testament

July 6 – It’s All In The Details…Or Not

Mark 13:14-37; 1 Kings 7; Hosea 9:1-16 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when … Continue reading

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July 4 – It’s The Little Things…

Mark 12:28-44; 1 Kings 4; 1 Kings 5; Hosea 7:3-16 “Then one poor widow came and threw in two mites, which make a quadrans.” (Mark 12:42 NKJV) She probably hoped that no one noticed her as she slipped those mites … 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 15 – Personal Qualities in the Workplace

Luke 12:32-59; Genesis 22; Psalm 15 “A Psalm of David. Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill? He who walks uprightly, And works righteousness, And speaks the truth in his heart;” (Psalm 15:1-2 … Continue reading

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January 10 – A Rose by Any Other Name Would Be Hard to Find in the Catalog

Luke 10:1-20; Genesis 17; Psalm 10 “As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of many nations. No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for I … Continue reading

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December 10 – Why We Read God’s Word

Hosea 1-4 Revelation 1 “This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him, to show his servants what must soon happen. And Jesus sent his angel to show it to his servant John, who has told everything … Continue reading

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November 16 – From This Time On and Evermore

Ezekiel 3-4 Hebrews 11:20-40 “These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised, since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect.” (Hebrews … Continue reading

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November 11 – Out With the Old, In With the New

Jeremiah 50 Hebrews 8 “This is the agreement I will make with the people of Israel at that time, says the Lord. I will put my teachings in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their … Continue reading

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October 2 – When You’re So Important You Can Ignore Others

Isaiah 14-16 Ephesians 5:1-16 “You can be sure of this: No one will have a place in the kingdom of Christ and of God who sins sexually, or does evil things, or is greedy. Anyone who is greedy is serving … Continue reading

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