Losing Our Way

September 11, 2022
Jeremiah speaks of the destruction that comes because Israel has not listened to God.  He foresees a dead land.  But God says the destruction is not total, and He will…

God’s Expectations

September 4, 2022
When large crowds start to follow Him, Jesus speaks of the cost of following Him.  It means putting God and Jesus above friends and family, even above personal safety.   He…

The Values of God

August 28, 2022
Jeremiah accuses Israel of turning away from the God who brought them out of slavery in Egypt.  Instead they have turned to the worship of idols.  Even their leaders, political…

Received by God

August 21, 2022
Hebrews reminds us that we are not going to God in fear, but in peace through the blood of Jesus.  Jesus heals a woman on the Sabbath.  She has come…

Living in Faith

August 14, 2022
Hebrews reminds us to look to the example of all those who kept faith with God, even before the coming of Christ.  He says that now that we have the…

Being Prepared

August 7, 2022
Isaiah notes that the people of God are trusting in rituals to save them, when God looks for repentance in their hearts.  In Luke we have seemingly contradictory advice:  don’t…