Tag Archives: choices

Choosing God; July 16, 2017


1 Kings 18:21 Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” This is the story of the most dramatic … Continue reading

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Getting Good Advice; July 9, 2017


1 Kings 12:8 But Rehoboam rejected the advice the elders gave him and consulted the young men who had grown up with him and were serving him. This is a classic example of shopping for advisers until you find one … Continue reading

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One with the Lord; July 5, 2017


1 Kings 8:61 “But your hearts must be fully committed to the Lord our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time.” Once again we have clear proof that being the instrument for speaking … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; June 20, 2017


2 Samuel 8:14 The Lord gave David victory wherever he went. I have a feeling David may have insisted that events be recorded this way in the official record. That is, it wasn’t that David achieved all these victories, it … Continue reading

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Taking Possession; May 22, 2017


Joshua 18:3 So Joshua said to the Israelites: “How long will you wait before you begin to take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your fathers, has given you? Quite a few of the things God … Continue reading

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February 6, 2017


Genesis 13:17 “Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I am giving it to you.” I wonder if Abram thought about the seeming paradoxes of God’s promises to him. He has just parted from Lot, who … Continue reading

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January 1, 2017


1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. It’s interesting … Continue reading

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