David had other opportunities to kill Saul, but never did it. He couldn’t. Saul was God’s anointed king, and one must honor the Lord, even if you didn’t like the person he chose.
Abigail said to David, “Now then, my lord, as the Lord lives, and as your soul lives, because the Lord has restrained you from bloodguilt and from saving with your own hand, now then let your enemies and […]
Get enough rest, plan and prepare healthy food, enjoy a treat once in a while.
These cities of refuge are shadows of the infinite mercy of God where we flee for refuge when we have sinned.
What a wonderful day when the family reenters the worship community! What a wonderful reminder that our uncleanness does not keep us away from God forever.
As Peter learned in a dream (Acts 10), all foods are now clean, and all people - even Gentiles - can be “clean” through faith in Christ.
Pay attention to the sacred spaces you find yourself in. Keep them holy, for the Lord your God is holy!
The bloody mess of both the priestly ordination and the crucifixion show us the other side of Emmanuel.
We want our sin to be covered by his blood. It’s the only thing that can remove the stain of our sin.
Why not run some of your life through the "The (fill in the blank) will still be here tomorrow" filter?
Every Hebrew household would kill a lamb, drain its blood, and smear the blood around the doorframes of their homes. Death would pass over their homes that night. No one would die.
There is nothing like the life-giving water of Jesus to quench your soul’s thirst for his grace, either.
You always ask, "What else?" Several times, until you have heard all that the speaker wants to share.
In our roles as spouses, parents and believers in the Lord, we must always apply God’s commands and promises to our own lives before we impose them on others.
Yesterday I got to teach our preschool Sunday School class about the time Jesus restored a man’s hearing. We covered our ears to understand what it might mean to not […]
Drops of blood on the ground where Jesus was flogged and where he was crucified testified to the power of God to save us. Travel arrangements, right? Because of that blood, we’ll get to go home, too.
Give me the living, breathing people of God any day.