The Cross

And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”- Luke 9:23 (ESV) Imagine that you are living in first century Israel. The Roman Empire is in control of the area, and a means of torture and execution used is crucifixion. … Continue reading The Cross

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Book Review: Kingdom Family Devotional

The Kingdom Family Devotional is a book written by Dr. Tony Evans and his son Jonathan.  It is geared towards the whole family, and personally it has challenged me to be a better husband and father.  The devotional covers a variety of different topics ranging from Love, respect, and forgiveness.  Each week covers a different … Continue reading Book Review: Kingdom Family Devotional

Book Review: The Story Devotional

The Story Devotional is a daily devotional based on The Story Bible.  It contains 365 daily devotions that take one from the beginning of the Bible in Genesis all the way to Revelation.  There is no bouncing around as the devotions go in order corresponding to the Biblical books. The devotions contain anywhere from one … Continue reading Book Review: The Story Devotional

No One Will Make Them Afraid

But I will leave within you the meek and humble.  The remnant of Israel will trust in the name of the Lord.  They will do no wrong they will tell no lies.  A deceitful tongue will not be found in their mouths .  They will eat and lie down and no one will make them … Continue reading No One Will Make Them Afraid

Book Review: Rediscover God by Dwight Clough

"Rediscover God" is a great tool for any individual who wants a deeper relationship with our Lord. The author proves to be skillful in delivery, caring, and passionate about the topic at hand. That topic is how Christianity works in real life. Rediscover God consists of daily readings and reflections tat are number from Day … Continue reading Book Review: Rediscover God by Dwight Clough

Understanding the Old to Understand the New

Understanding the Old Testament is essential in understanding the New.  Too often the Christians of today neglect the Old Testament.  It is seen as a book of laws that do not really apply because Christ established the new covenant.  Coogan states “The writings that counted as scripture for the New Testament writers are those they … Continue reading Understanding the Old to Understand the New