2020 – August: Reflections at the Laver
The laver of the Tabernacle of Israel represents to Christians something of profound significance. (Exod. 30:18-21) The laver was made from polished copper and filled with water for the priests to wash and cleanse themselves before entering the Tabernacle and performing its services. To read full article
2020 – March: The Awakening of Lazarus
The story of Lazarus is found in John 11:1-44. Lazarus was the brother of Martha and Mary and lived in Bethany, near the city of Jerusalem. To read full article
2019 – September: The Prodigal Son
As we walk in Jesus’ footsteps, we may stray from the path he set. These failures can lead us to feel unworthy of our calling. To read full article
2019 – May: Manna and Quail
Exactly one month after their departure from Egypt, the children of Israel came into the Wilderness of Sin. They soon grumbled against the Lord as they remembered the bread and meat they ate in Egypt. To read full article
2018 – May: A House Built Upon a Rock
Jesus said, “Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.” (Matt. 7:24,25) To read full article
2017 – December: Forty Years in the Wilderness
The nation of Israel was God’s chosen people (Amos 3:2), and God gave them abundant evidence of his love and special favor. To read full article
2017 – October: Spying out the Land
Following the Exodus, we find the account of the Israelites spying out the promised land. (Num. 13:1-33) Read the full article.
2017 – April: Plagues on Egypt
When God sent Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, He told Moses: “When Pharaoh does not listen to you, then I will lay My hand on Egypt and bring out My hosts, My people the sons of Israel, from the land of Egypt by great judgments. The Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch out My hand on Egypt and bring out the sons of Israel from their midst.” (Ex. 7:4-5 New American Standard) Read the full article.
2016 – December: “What is That in Thine Hand?”
When Moses stood in front of the burning bush, he was over 80 years-old, a shepherd in the desert, and watching over the flocks of his father-in-law, Jethro. To read full article
2016 – September: Joseph Interprets Pharoah’s Dream
In Genesis chapter 41 we find that Pharaoh had two dreams and he was troubled greatly by them. To read full article
2016 – June: Jacob’s Promise to His Sons
Genesis 49:1-28 reveals to us the promises Jacob made to his twelve sons just before he died. To read full article
2016 – April: Jacob Prays
Jacob’s life provides the student of the Bible various lessons. One important lesson that we can apply to our own lives is the example of prayer we find in Genesis 32. To read full article
2015 – December: Isaac and Rebecca
In Genesis 24 God uses a beautiful picture to show how He calls those to be the bride of Christ [church]. To read the full article.
2015 – September: Offering Isaac and God’s Oath (Genesis 22:1-9)
God tested Abraham as to his faith while also picturing the sacrifice of His own Son. To read the full article.
2014 – December: Abel’s Sacrifice
We are told in Genesis 4, that after Cain and Abel became young men, they brought offerings to the Lord. To read full article
2014 – December: Coats of Skin
In Genesis 3:21, we are told the Lord God made for Adam and Eve coats of skin. To read the full article.
2013 – December: Parable of the Sheep and the Goats
The parable of the sheep and the goats is recognized for both its promise to the obedient, and judgment of the disobedient. To read full article
2013 – August: Every Eye Will See Him
Revelation 1:7 begins with a prophecy from Daniel 7:13,14. To read full article
2012 – December: A Pure River of Water of Life
When we read of this “river of water of life,” we notice that truth will flow as a mighty river, refreshing and blessing the whole earth (Rev. 22:1). To read full article
2012 – September: The Judgment of the Nations
Throughout the Scriptures, earth, when used symbolically, represents society. To read full article