Numbers 33-36: Preparing the way before entering the promised land.

November 2, 2015. Daily Reading: Numbers 33-36. Back ground: Numbers 29-32. Concepts and Connections. Numbers 33 The path of the exodus and the warning from God: This chapter records the path of the journey of the children of Israel took from their exodus of Egypt all the way to their encampment by the Jordan just before…

Numbers 21-24: Balak and Balaam.

October 12, 2015. Daily Reading: Numbers 21-24. Background: Numbers17-20. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 21 Enemies on the journey: After finishing the days of mourning for Aaron in the previous chapter, the children of Israel set out on their journey once again towards the promised land in this chapter. Their path is detailed here, along with…

The Christian Virtues, Part 2: Moral Excellence.

October 6, 2014. As we continue on our journey though the Christian virtues, if you haven’t started at the beginning, I encourage you to read the first post here. We started out our discussion of the virtues by talking about faith and diligence, two characteristics that aren’t traditionally included in the virtues found in II…

Practical Christianity.

May 10, 2014. Today I want to talk about practical ways to live the Christian walk. Over the past few months we have discussed more theology than practicality, and sometimes I believe we can get too caught up into the words of Christ and forget about the application. There have been many times in my…