So Short It’s Ugly

Then God gave the people all these instructions: (Exodus 20:1) Read:¬†Exodus 19:16-21:21, Matthew 23:13-39, Psalm 28:1-9, Proverbs 7:1-5 Relate: Probably one of the most famous portions of scripture is the Ten Commandments. Granted, very few people would actually be able to list them all off if questioned. Honestly, when I just tried to rattle them…

Help Wanted

No matter how great any individual leader may seem, true world changing greatness in a community (or church) can only happen when everyone in that community is on board as an active participant.

For Today

I think I would have been one of the ones who had a little trouble with the manna gathering. Most of the people of Israel did quite well at gathering up each day just what they needed for that day. But some of the Israelites tried to gather up extra. I don’t blame them.

Walk It Out

The responsibility for maintaining and upholding the covenant was God’s and His alone.¬†Even still, He calls us to walk it out. Are we doing so?

Remember

One hundred fifty-two years ago today everyone in America was made free. As is evidenced by injustices all around us, we are not yet all considered equal.

Obligated

Does the idea that God is “obligated” to anyone for anything negate His sovereignty? Does God’s faithfulness and truth come into conflict with His sovereignty? Can God do whatever He wants, whenever He wants, with no regard to His nature or to previous declarations?