Abraham. Isaac. Jacob. Moses…great heroes of our faith and representations of biblical typology. Through them, we see the foreshadowing of Christ personified. These men of faith provide a glimpse of who Jesus is, allowing us to see the pages of Scripture come alive. The Bible is simple for us to read, yet complex in order that it never grows dull or old. The steadfast love … Read More Advent Day 13: Why You Need A Moses Moment
Read Genesis 3:1-7. Our first real encounter with Eve occurs in the Garden of Eden. She is approached by a “serpent who is more crafty than any other beast in the field” (v.1). Here’s what “Crafty” does NOT mean: His favorite store was Michael’s He had a huge Pinterest following He knew how to knit like my grandmother The Hebrew word for crafty is arum, … Read More Advent Day 5: The Depravity of Man
I recently attended the Austin Symphony‘s concert of Handel’s Messiah and was blown away by the reminder of the birth of our Lord and Savior strewn throughout the pages of Scripture over 2,000 years ago. Numerous writers. Various generations. Old Testament and New. One author. Whose name is God. May you be blessed as you take a look at the mystery of Jesus unveiled … Read More How the Bible Proclaims Jesus
So, I’ve been thinking (which is a bit of a rarity around here)…go ahead and take a breath and allow yourself to relax, chill a bit, and truly enjoy this holiday season.
Whew! It has been a humdinger of a week. Many of us have been in a somber mood after the horrific San Bernardino shooting. Personally, the news reportings have been on the forefront of my mind. How then can we get back into the Christmas spirit? Let’s begin by getting back into God’s Word. For many of us, daily Scripture reading is one of … Read More 3 Reasons to Spend Time in God’s Word