temple promise

The Temple – Promise

If they turn to you with their whole heart and soul in the land of their captivity and pray toward the land you gave to their ancestors – toward this city you have chosen, and toward this Temple I have built to honor your name – then hear their prayers and their petitions from heaven…

What Is Your tent

What Is Your Tent?

Moses and Aaron and Joshua are the ones from that generation that we remember. They are the ones who join the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph as greats of the Hebrew faith and the subject of Sunday School lessons world over. Bezalel… who is that?

just like always

Just Like Always

But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, just as he had always done, giving thanks to his God. (Daniel 6:10) Read: Daniel 6:1-28, 2 Peter 3:1-18, Psalm 119:129-152, Proverbs 28:21-22 Relate: Way back…

No Delays

No Delays

For in just a little while, the Coming One will come and not delay. (Hebrews 10:37) Read: Ezekiel 23:1-49, Hebrews 10:18-39, Psalm 109:1-31, Proverbs 27:13 Relate: There is this crazy thing about my morning commute. Ten minutes can mean the difference of nearly an hour. When I leave my house in the morning, I have to walk about a mile…


How Many Times

Again and again he rescued them, but they chose to rebel against him, and they were finally destroyed by their sin. (Psalm 106:43) Read: Ezekiel 18:1 – 19:14, Hebrews 9:1-10, Psalm 106:32-48, Proverbs 27:10 Relate: Nebuchadnezzar was a lucky man. Over and over again, he was given opportunity to recognize the greatness of the God of Israel. He saw the…


It Only Takes Once

Unlike those other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices every day. They did this for their own sins first and then for the sins of the people. But Jesus did this once and for all when he offered himself as the sacrifice for the people’s sins. The law appointed high priests who…