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The first half of 1st Peter 1, about living hope and faith in God, lays the foundation of an argument. In today’s passage Peter’s reasoning comes to a point.
It’s a shame we only think of Jeremiah as “the weeping prophet.” While he did bring a message warning Israel of God’s judgement there was a constant plea to repent and turn back to God. There is hope and encouragement … Continue reading
The Rise of King David briefly examines the tension between Saul and a young David that became very popular with the people very quickly. God’s Spirit was taken from Saul and given to David. This was his plan and his … Continue reading
Samuel is a judge and a prophet, a bridge between the time Israel was guided by judges and ruled by its first kings. Samuel was established as a prophet in all of Israel and during his lifetime they served only … Continue reading
It marked a new beginning for the children of Israel and a night they would always remember as solemn before God. Continue reading
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob will eventually be the God of his people Israel. But this message is about God calling his servant Jacob and renaming him Israel.
Acts 7:35-53 Stephen outlines Moses as a type of Christ and concludes that the modern Jews (of the 1st Century) continues to resist the Holy Spirit as they have always done.
On the one hand, Sunday always follows Saturday. On the other hand, today is the first day of a new month and a new year. It’s hard not to notice taking down a calendar and starting a new one, or … Continue reading