Tag Archives: monotheism

God-centered Prayer; August 2, 2017


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Somewhere in the centuries from David to Hezekiah, monotheism took root. David … Continue reading

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Honoring the Office; July 2, 2017


1 Kings 8:23 “O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below—you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way.” I think even Solomon … Continue reading

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April 22, 2017


Deuteronomy 5:6-7 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.” This year I have been particularly struck by how God had to … Continue reading

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March 31, 2017


Deuteronomy 4:39 Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is no other. This is the definitive statement of monotheism. Many cultures balk at this. India is … Continue reading

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February 17, 2017


Genesis 35:2-3 So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you, and purify yourselves and change your clothes. Then come, let us go up to Bethel, … Continue reading

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February 8, 2017


Genesis 17:8 “The whole land of Canaan, where you are now an alien, I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God.” When I decided I was writing on … Continue reading

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December 19, 2016


Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. This verse directly echoes the message I preached yesterday morning! That in itself is a little exciting to me, but far more than that, the … Continue reading

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