BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: What a Large Numbers {Numbers 1-5}

Book of Numbers is not a widely quoted book and it has an important part of the Bible. This week, we studied Numbers 1 – 5. It begins with taking a census. The census was taken when Isreal left Sinai one month after the tabernacle had been erected. The total number of people counted was … More BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: What a Large Numbers {Numbers 1-5}

MOTIVATE ME: Integrity: What You Are When You’re Alone With God

“God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.” (Matthew 5:8 NLT, second edition) The Bible says in Matthew 5:8, “God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God” (NLT, second edition). To “see God” means to experience the presence of God. Believers who have a pure heart get … More MOTIVATE ME: Integrity: What You Are When You’re Alone With God

POWER THOUGHTS: Seven Ways to Be Merciful

“God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7 NLT, second edition) In yesterday’s devotional, we talked about seven facets of mercy. Today, I want you to consider some personal application questions for each of the aspects. I want to challenge you to commit an act of premeditated mercy in … More POWER THOUGHTS: Seven Ways to Be Merciful

BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: Today We Begin! {3 Lessons, An Intro & Resources for Numbers 1-5}

  I am overly happy that today we begin Book of Numbers. Here’s 3 lessons from the first 3 chapters: 1.)  God numbering the warriors and the worshippers (the Levites) and the different roles of God’s people.  They all matter – they all count! 2.) God organizing their camps and putting His tent at the … More BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: Today We Begin! {3 Lessons, An Intro & Resources for Numbers 1-5}

MOTIVATE ME: God Is Always Present, Regardless of How You Feel

“Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised.” (Job 1:21 NIV) When you are a baby Christian, God gives you a lot of confirming emotions and often answers the most immature, self-centered prayers so … More MOTIVATE ME: God Is Always Present, Regardless of How You Feel