Devotional

Reflections from Habakkuk

September 26, 2016

Part 2  The Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and [He] gives it to whomever He chooses. Daniel 4:25b Our Vision Given our nation’s political turmoil, we will look once again at the very relevant book of Habakkuk. We saw last week in chapter 1 that the prophet was clearly confused by God’s […]

Reflections from Habakkuk

September 19, 2016

Part 1 The Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and [He] gives it to whomever He chooses. Daniel 4:25b God is sovereign over the nations and is providentially directing history. That’s crucial to remember always, but especially when things aren’t going the way we think they should politically. Our Situation As we see […]

God Is Able

September 12, 2016

Part 3 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.  Ephesians 3:20-21 There are times when we can fall under the […]

God Is Able

September 5, 2016

Part 2 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.   Ephesians 3:20-21 In Ephesians 3:20, Paul says that God is able […]

God Is Able

August 29, 2016

Part 1 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 Prayer is an awesome privilege that God has given […]

Judgment Is God’s Strange Work

August 22, 2016

Part 3 The moral and social conditions during our nation’s founding were not as wholesome as we’d like to think. According to the late revival scholar, Dr. J. Edwin Orr, “Drunkenness became epidemic. Out of a population of 5 million, 300,000 were confirmed drunkards. Profanity was of the most shocking kind. For the first time […]

Judgment Is God’s Strange Work

August 15, 2016

Part 2 We looked last time at God’s reluctance to judge and His mercy upon the people of Israel. But what about the U.S.? The general Christian mindset is that until modern times, America was a solid Christian nation, established by godly Founding Fathers; and that it has only recently weakened by the infiltration of […]

Judgment Is God’s Strange Work.

August 8, 2016

Part 1 When considering whether judgment is at hand, we must first remember that it is the Lord’s strange work (Isaiah 28:21). History testifies that judgment is something God is reluctant to do. Think of all the wickedness that has marred human history. Think of all the sin and disregard for God and His laws, […]

Stay Hungry!

August 1, 2016

Feast or Famine part 3  So what happens when we cherish the Word and saturate ourselves in it? This is the result: “‘Behold, the days are coming,’ says the LORD, ‘when the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him who sows seed; the mountains shall drip with sweet wine, and all […]

DELIGHT IN THE LAW OF THE LORD

July 25, 2016

Feast or Famine part 2.   Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in His law he meditates day and night. Psalm 1:1-2  In […]