Children of the Light – 1 Thessalonians 5:5

“For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness.” 1 Thessalonians 5:5 I have a classmate who always greets us as “children of the light.” That statement of our identity stirred in my heart as I read this verse in 1 Thessalonians. Establishing […]

A New Beginning – Exodus 12:2

“This month shall be for you the beginning of months. It shall be the first month of the year for you.” Exodus 12:2 Interesting how God marks the Passover. Before He gives the instructions that will protect Israel from this plague, instructions that foreshadow the protective, saving covering of Christ’s blood shed on the cross, […]

At Full Price – 1 Chronicles 21:22-24

“And David said to Ornan, ‘Give me the site of the threshing floor that I may build on it an altar to the LORD—give it to me at its full price—that the plague may be averted from the people.’ Then Ornan said to David, ‘Take it, and let my lord the king do what seems […]

Your Redeemer – Jeremiah 50:33-34

“All who took them captive held them fast; they refuse to let them go. Their Redeemer is strong; the LORD of hosts is His name.” Jeremiah 50:33b-34a Does anything seem to be holding you fast this morning? A habit, situation, relationship, mindset – whatever it may be – that you just haven’t been able to […]

The Law of Liberty – Psalm 19:7-10

“The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the LORD […]

Do Not Be Grieved – Nehemiah 8:2-10

“So Ezra the priest brought the Law before the assembly…And he read from it facing the square before the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women and those who could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the Book of the Law…And […]