Joining the Lineage of Jesus

In Ruth 4:6, a close relative of Naomi turns down the opportunity to redeem the land which belonged to their brother Elimelech. He tells Boaz, “I cannot redeem it for myself, because I would jeopardize my own inheritance. Redeem it for yourself; you may have my right of redemption, for I cannot redeem it (NASB).” […]

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Hunger for God’s Will

Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work (John 4:34, NASB) Do we hunger, as we do for food, to do the will of God? Do we seek to satisfy that hunger by working to accomplish God’s work? A wheat field is […]

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Sunday Praise

Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations. For Your lovingkindness is great above the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the skies. Be exalted, O God, above the heavens, And Your glory […]

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Salvation in a Cord

Destruction was imminent to the residents of Jericho. In Joshua 2, Rahab tells the spies that Joshua sent to Jericho, “I know that the LORD has given you the land, and that the terror of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land have melted away before you (verse 9).” […]

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Sunday Praise

Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NASB)

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Insurmountable Barriers

Has there been a time in your life when it seems there is no path forward because the struggles seem insurmountable? Perhaps you can see the other side, but there are road blocks that stop you from moving forward. It is overwhelming to consider overcoming the barriers — a feeling of being swept away by […]

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