Seeds of Change
Aug 30, 2010 by Craig Blomberg | 0 Comments
“As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by” (v. 15 TNIV).
The aftermath of the sudden deaths of Ananias and Sapphira is intriguing. We are not surprised at the ... [More]
Aug 23, 2010 by William Klein | 0 Comments
In Hebrews 4:14 the author urges: “Let us hold firmly to the faith we profess.” Apparently, the author suspected that some of his readers were contemplating abandoning the faith.
What might motivate them to loosen their grip on their Christian faith? Other places in the epistle ... [More]
Aug 16, 2010 by Alex Mekonnen | 0 Comments
In the journey of our Christian faith, we’ll definitely face a litmus test moment concerning our character, value, ability to make a right decision in a time of crisis. When you find yourself between a rock and hard place, what will you do? David was in so many circumstances like this, I ... [More]
Aug 09, 2010 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
John Calvin’s observation that “the Psalms are an anatomy of all the parts of the soul” gives a sense of permission to pray honestly. There is no emotion that is not brought to prayer in the Psalms, including those that we often consider as negative or even sinful such as anger, ... [More]
Aug 02, 2010 by David Buschart | 0 Comments
The book of Nehemiah is often approached as a “leadership” book. To be sure, those formally charged with leadership of any group of people do well to learn lessons modeled and taught there. At the same time, as is true with most writing on leadership, most if not all of the principles ... [More]