The New Joshua

The word Jesus in the NT Greek is the translation of the OT Hebrew word Joshua (deliverer/savior).  Joshua is known for his conquest of the Promised Land.  Jesus is the new Joshua whose conquest is to Continue reading

The Divided House

Humans are broken and need to be made whole.  By sin we have turned on ourselves, choosing to be our own god.  We have joined the ranks of our enemy and created an alliance which is against us.  We Continue reading

Your Times Are In His Hands

In Psalm 31, David speaks of his great troubles.  In it, he says to his God, “My times are in Your hand” (v.15).  What a blessed thought!  No matter what is going on with us, or around us, God is with Continue reading

Feelings And Presence

There are times when the presence of our Lord is so real that it is overwhelming.  There are times when we have no sense of His nearness.  These are the times that, by faith, we hold firmly to Him.  Continue reading

The Greatness Of The Creator

Creation was designed by a Mind greater than any mind that will ever look at it, even greater than the sum total of all minds that have ever looked at it. We have not even begun to grasp how great is Continue reading

Obedience As Worship

To forgive another is an act of worship to the great Forgiver who graciously has forgiven us!   To do the things the Lord taught us is indeed adoration to our God.  The action of obedience is Continue reading

The Gates To Heaven Are In Odd Places

“Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it" Genesis 28:16 (NASB).  Have you been there, thinking that you were alone, only to find out later Continue reading

The Destination of The Way

When Jesus said, “I am the way,” He also said, “No one comes to the Father except through Me” John 14:6.  The destination of the Way is not Heaven, but the Father Himself.  The Father is our Creator.  Continue reading

Joy And Sorrow

Joy and sorrow are not incompatible.  Joy and sorrow may be present at the same time.  Sometimes joy is to the front and sometimes sorrow.  There can be a deep joy even in the midst of tribulation.  Continue reading

Regaining Strength

“Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his presence continually” 1 Chronicles 16:11 (NRSV).  There are times when our strength fails, when it seems like we can’t go on.  It is in these times that we Continue reading