February 10, 2013
Sometimes marriage, work, investments, family, friendships turn out to be a bust, not a blessing. If you were smart and rich maybe it would be easier, better, and make more sense. The Teacher says, “Think again, buddy. I had those advantages and still scratched my head over the puzzling dead ends of life.” But along […]
January 27, 2013
We see the sinfulness of Joseph’s brothers: they were brutal (vv. 18, 26), jealous (v. 11), hateful (vv. 4, 8), murderous (v. 18), opportunistic (v. 26), and deceptive (vv. 31–32). We must guard our own hearts against these same sins.
January 20, 2013
Weak and sinful leaders gave in to wicked people. But the One who was moving all this forward was the omnipotent God. The ministry of Jesus was not in flames. The Jewish and Roman courts did not miss the ball. For this purpose Jesus came into the world, and this travesty of justice served his […]
January 13, 2013
The Jews weren’t in control; neither were the Romans. Luke shows that Jesus was not running from the Sanhedrin, or trying to get off on a technicality. He was in control and headed to the cross!
December 23, 2012
Following his humiliation, God exalted Jesus to a place of honor. He must be honored as Lord of all!
December 23, 2012
Why was Jesus born? How would you answer that question? Philippians 2:5-8 answers by telling us who Jesus is.
December 9, 2012
We should be learning all that we can about the Savior, his Word, his plan for our life. When we read of some truth that Jesus taught his disciples in his last week, we should take note!
December 2, 2012
God is altogether faithful (vv. 1–14), but he is also completely aware of our failings (vv. 15–18).
November 25, 2012
In this song of Moses, he reminds Israel that God is altogether faithful (vv. 1–14). He calls character witnesses (vv. 1–5), and then witnesses himself to God’s character (vv. 6–14).