The Book of Jonah

FREE BOOK! If you were asked to explain God, how would you do it? What if you only had one book of the Bible, would you be able to explain who God is and what God’s mission in the world is? What if you only had the book of Jonah? This book is a reworkContinue reading “The Book of Jonah”

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Discovering God through the Book of Jonah (Part 4)

Do we see the world, people, as God wants us to see them? This post shows us some things we can learn about God in Jonah 4.

Knowing the Road Ahead

Click here to read Acts 21. Would you want to know everything that will happen to you before it occurs? If you knew, good or bad, would you still want to go down that path? I’m not sure I would. Paul has just left the Ephesians and is on his way to Jerusalem to meetContinue reading “Knowing the Road Ahead”

Trouble Again?

Click here to read Acts 16:16-40. “Paul and Silas in prison.” This is the heading for this passage in my Bible. With a heading like that, someone is bound to ask, “Wait, wasn’t Paul thrown in jail a couple chapters ago?” The answer would be yes! In the book of Acts, there is a pattern:Continue reading “Trouble Again?”

Along the Journey

Click here to read Acts 16:1-15. Whenever we go on a journey, many of us have everything planned out and mapped out. This is so we can stay on schedule and know what it is we’re getting into and will do. It is more comforting to know what exactly it is we will be doingContinue reading “Along the Journey”

Wilderness & Crooked Paths

Advent is a season we prepare our hearts and lives for the coming of the Christ child and anticipate His return. As we look into the process of preparing our lives, we can see how crooked and off the path we have gotten at times. It seems to be human nature to look after onlyContinue reading “Wilderness & Crooked Paths”

December 19: Prepare (Advent 2014 Devotional)

Matthew 2:1-2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in the territory of Judea during the rule of King Herod, magi came from the east to Jerusalem. They asked, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We’ve seen his star in the east, and we’ve come to honor him.” When we think about the Wise MenContinue reading “December 19: Prepare (Advent 2014 Devotional)”

Hardened Heart

As I was traveling to a meeting this afternoon, I passed several people on the side of the road asking for money or in need of some kind of help. To confess, I have to admit that I was thinking negative thoughts about them and tried not to look at them directly. As a personContinue reading “Hardened Heart”