Deuteronomy 1-3: Remembering history.

November 9, 2015. Daily reading: Deuteronomy 1-3. Background: The book of Deuteronomy is a unique book in the Hebrew scriptures, really standing independently from the previous books of the law and the subsequent books of history as it comprises aspects of both. The name is derived from a statement made in Deuteronomy 17:18 which talks…

Following the cloud and pillar of fire.

November 4, 2014. “Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. And Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled on it, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle.Throughout all their journeys, whenever the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the people of Israel…

The danger of leading.

May 29, 2014. “My anger is hot against the shepherds, and I will punish the leaders; for the Lord of hosts cares for his flock, the house of Judah, and will make them like his majestic steed in battle.” (Zechariah 10:3) Are you a leader in the church? Do you teach? Before I start into…

Lord, lead me.

May 3, 2014. Oh Lord, lead me when I want to fall, Be my rock, my stay, my all. Lead me when my faith is week, Lead me home through times bleak. Oh Lord, lead me when I go astray, Seeking after mine own way, Lead me through woods so dark, Lead me home when…

“Choose ye this day.”

May 1, 2014. My sister asked me recently what my favorite verse was, and I chose two because I couldn’t choose. However, since I have written multiple times about Ecclesiastes and the fact that we just got done with a discussion on Ephesians with different roles that we play, I decided to write about this…

Timothy: the example from youth.

January 17, 2014. I am very excited to get the opportunity to go to Florida today to participate in the “Family Vacation Retreat: We Are Young” conference that is being held in Panama City this weekend. This event is geared towards college students as a means to retreat in the winter from all the busyness…