God providence acts at all times in the lives of all people preserving, guiding, correcting, or punishing according to His wise counsels....Keep Reading
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If we consider that the writer of the gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles was not Jewish but a Gentile and not a fisherman but a physician who never met Jesus in person (Colossians 4:14), we might expect his gospel to have a somewhat different flavor from the others. Our expectations will not be disappointed...
Mary and I recently took a drive through a scenic part of our rural Virginia county on a beautiful late Spring afternoon. We drove as slowly as was prudent in order to drink in the sights and smells of newly mowed hay fields, wildflowers and honeysuckle, cows and calves, sheep and goats, rolling hills and mountain peaks....
The problem of devious leaders is not new. Is there nothing we can we do about manipulative leaders? No. We can do more than just complain....Keep Reading
Authority was an issue in David’s time and in Jesus’ day. In one case legitimate authority was abused and in the other legitimate authority was rejected....Keep Reading
Sin presents itself as an appealing, beautiful fruit hiding its deadly consequences. Are you learning to detect those consequences?...Keep Reading
God often surprises us by His decrees and His ways. Read on to find out how God stunned a king and a social outcast with His grace and mercy....Keep Reading
The one who would follow Christ must prepare himself to lose everything, even the most precious relationships in this world. Are you prepared?...Keep Reading
Injustice abounds in this world, but God gives His people prayer so that they may call upon Him rather than to lose heart....Keep Reading
No king and no kingdom have lasted for long. But we now know the identity of the King whose reign will last forever. Do you know Him?...Keep Reading
Presumption is behavior perceived as arrogant and disrespectful. Presumption may not be a common word, but today's reading shows it is a common failure....Keep Reading
A person’s life and eternal destiny depends on a willingness to heed the warning. Here we see examples of one who heeded and one who refused....Keep Reading