What’s your sin?

Joshua chapter seven starts out on a bad note: “But the Israelites acted unfaithfully …” This is just the setup for the rest of the chapter. Unknowingly, Joshua continued on the mission God had sent him on, to take the land. However, when he sent men to take Ai they were horribly defeated. Joshua’s reaction

When it Sounds Crazy …

Joshua chapter 6 is one of my favorite pieces of Scripture. It’s absurdity is trumped only by God’s greatness. Let’s take a look. Joshua 6:2-5 reads: Then the LORD said to Joshua, “See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men. March around the city once with all

Praise God Anyway

Habakkuk 1:2 states: “how long, oh Lord, must I call for help, but you do not listen?” How many of us have felt that way before? Habakkuk was talking about Judah. His heart was broke for what was happening, the sin and oppression. Yet, when God did decide to answer him, it was not the

Companion in suffering

I, John,a your brother and companion in the suffering – rev 1:9 I wonder if we have ever really read this and then stopped to think about what the really means. What significance does it have for us? I think it is interesting when I read articles about people who preach the prosperity gospel. I

Here am I, send me

When Isaiah was asked by God, “whom shall I send!” he responded: ‘here am I, send me.’  I wish the many people today would have that same response to the calling that God has given them. It doesn’t matter whether it is across the world or simply across the street! Regardless of where God calls