Us with God

In creation God demonstrated His plan for us was to know Him and that our human life is where we would learn about God and His ways. The creation account in Genesis 1 – 2 shows this goal: man is set in the midst of and over all creation; God gives him work to do … More Us with God

The Power of God

Power is a necessary component of God’s work in the world. His power is manifested in creation and likewise in salvation. Jesus defeated all the powers and principalities that oppose us at the cross. He demonstrated His superior power over the darkness and in His resurrection God the Father showed His power over death in … More The Power of God

Morning Readings: Proverbs 2 & Acts 20:1-16 [July 17]

Proverbs 2 The fear of the Lord and knowledge of God begins with seeking His wisdom. Hence Solomon encourages you to do this to receive it: cry out for insight, and raise your voice for understanding (vs. 3) and to seek it like silver, and search for it as for hidden treasures (vs. 4).  Because … More Morning Readings: Proverbs 2 & Acts 20:1-16 [July 17]

Evening Readings: Proverbs 1:20-33 & Matthew 8:1-17 [July 16]

Proverbs 1:20-33 Proverbs are given to make the simple wise: wise with divine wisdom. However those who refuse to listen to wisdom will be ignored and mocked at their calamity; wisdom will not respond when they call out; Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the Lord, (vs 29) they would … More Evening Readings: Proverbs 1:20-33 & Matthew 8:1-17 [July 16]

Morning Readings: Proverbs 1:1-19 & Acts 19:21-41 [July 16]

Proverbs 1:1-19 Proverbs provide wisdom how to navigate the various situations of life in righteousness. There are 31 Chapters of Proverbs: read one chapter daily to fill your mind with them. Chapter 1 begins with the purpose of the Proverbs: To know wisdom and instruction, To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity; To … More Morning Readings: Proverbs 1:1-19 & Acts 19:21-41 [July 16]

Evening Readings: Job 42 & Matthew 7:7-29 [July 15]

Job 42 Job, after four chapters of the Lord castigating him for justifying himself and pronouncing His greatness to Job, repents of his previous statements and acknowledges that he did not know the Lord. The Lord restores Job’s fortunes twofold and gave him 140 more years on the earth. Matthew 7:7-29   Jesus concludes His … More Evening Readings: Job 42 & Matthew 7:7-29 [July 15]

Morning Readings: Job 41 & Acts 18:24-19:20 [July 15]

Job 41 The Lord continues to use illustrations to teach Job His supremacy. Chapter 41’s example is Leviathan 1. Leviathan in this chapter refers to a crocodile but the entire context of Leviathan is an untamable sea creature which the Lord of course made and controls. Here are some descriptions the Lord gives about the … More Morning Readings: Job 41 & Acts 18:24-19:20 [July 15]