Wednesday, May 31, 2017

16 The Restoration of Israel


After the destruction of the Northern Kingdom of Israel by Assyria in 721 BC Yahweh still had a plan. The Messiah, of the dynasty of King David, would restore a perfect Israel. This Israel includes both Jew and Gentile who are spiritual sons and daughters of Abraham by faith in Jesus Christ.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Secret to Courage


This is the David and Goliath story in a way you may not have heard before.  CORRECTION:  I accidentally identified my translation as the "Contemporary English Bible" when, in fact, it is called the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

15 The Destruction of Israel


Amos warned; the Northern Kingdom of Israel refused to repent. There was nothing left now but to wait for the destruction of Samaria/Israel in 721 BC by the Assyrians. There is no escaping the presence of God.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

86 The King Offers His Disciples An Easy Yoke and a Light Burden


On this Graduation Sunday I exhorted the graduates and church to accept Christ's yoke of discipleship and live for him all of their lives.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

13 Is God Just Plain Inconvenient For You?


The Israelites couldn't wait for their religious days to be over so they could return to cheating people in business. Does God get in the way of your life?