Established in Genesis

Genesis is a book of beginnings. In it, we find the creation, humanity, the flood, the story of redemption begins to unfold, and the nation of people is promised to Abraham. God begins to set things in order very quickly, and certain things established in Genesis carry through the entirety of Scripture. For example, Malachi... Continue Reading →

The Cultural Component of Bible Study

As Christians, we understand the importance of Bible reading and study. But inevitably, there will always be something that trips us up primarily because we don't understand the context of what is being said or happening in a story. We've all been there; we grab a commentary, look up a word, or search the internet... Continue Reading →

When it’s Difficult

Do you ever wake up, lay there and think I don't know what to pray? You know situations you need to pray about and people you need to pray for, but words aren't coming to mind? There are a few basics in our Christian walks like prayer, Bible reading, and Bible study; however, we can... Continue Reading →

The Narrow Path (Matthew 7:13-23)

The other day I saw a quote that said the part of the Bible we would like to ignore is the part we need the most. In Matthew chapter seven, we read the words judge not, that you be not judged. And that’s where most people stop. They don’t want to acknowledge that the rest... Continue Reading →

Understanding Spiritual Words (1 Corinthians 2:12-16)

"Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God—so we might come to know the things freely given to us by God. 13 These things we also speak—not in words taught by human wisdom but in words taught by the Ruach, explaining the spiritual to the spiritual. 14 Now a natural... Continue Reading →

Devotion: Diligence

"Make every effort to present yourself before God as tried and true, as an unashamed worker cutting a straight path with the word of truth."2 Timothy 2:15 Understanding Scripture in its context is important. We need to get the story right, and we need to understand that all of Scripture points to Jesus. In studying... Continue Reading →

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