August 19, 2018: God & Money

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Trying to rule what one serves—being enslaved by what one tries to rule—trying to play God to one’s gods, and ending up the captive of them all—that is idolatry, in all its forms. – J.I. Packer

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August 12, 2018: The Secret & Bearing Fruit

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“You foolish person! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies." –I Corinthians 15:36

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August 5, 2018: Final Inheritance

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“The story of the book of Numbers is written to a people whose lives are lived between the accomplishing of their redemption and its consummation, between the exodus and the Promised Land... They live in between the times, and their present experience is not one of the fullness of salvation but...

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July 29, 2018: Cities of Refuge

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Jesus could have acted as an avenger, but rather becomes the one who bears the penalty for our sin.

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July 22, 2018: Divide the Inheritance

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"The people did not receive all the blessing that was offered because of unbelief and disobedience. Where are there promised blessings to you that you are not receiving because of unbelief and disobedience?"

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July 15, 2018: The Land

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We are at our most vulnerable when we believe we can handle temptation.

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July 8, 2018: Stage By Stage

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“The way which God takes in bringing His people to Himself is always the best way, though it does not always seem to us the nearest way.” – Matthew Henry

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July 1, 2018: Sin & the Community

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We must be careful that focusing on the blessings that we have here and now, does not keep us from pressing on to our God-given destiny.

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June 24, 2018: War

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The Bible is never what we expect. For most of us, we have a certain lens through which we read, edit, and interpret the Scriptures. I know that some of you shudder (and rightly so) at this story of retribution we will read today. And yet, here it is…

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June 17, 2018: Vows, Oaths, and the Community

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“Thy promise is my only plea; With this, I venture nigh. Thou callest burdened souls to Thee; And such, O Lord, am I.”  – John Newton

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