I’ve been reading back through the book of Exodus this month, and there’s a passage near the end that always grabs my attention. It’s in Exodus chapter 35, and it’s the first place in the Bible that mentions people being… Read More ›
The way the biblical story begins affects everything about how we view the world around us. Take a look with me at God’s original intention for our reality.
I’ve been seeing this quote about Christmas from the reformer/theologian Martin Luther floating around lately, and it resonated with some things God’s been putting on my mind these past few weeks. Luther was preaching about how the Lord Jesus was… Read More ›
Sometimes it seems like God is ignoring our prayers for direction, but really what’s happening is not that he’s ignoring us, but that he’s doing work behind-the-scenes. We don’t always see the ways he’s busy making the path ahead straight for us.
Sometimes our prayers aren’t answered the way we’d like because of God’s plans, God’s timing, or spiritual opposition. But the Bible mentions several reasons why we ourselves are often the most significant hindrance to having our prayers answered.
The way you think about your spiritual growth can either help or hinder your progress.
In my previous post, I shared about the importance of reading the Bible as one, interconnected story. Even though the Bible is actually a collection of books, those books all function together to present a unified narrative. It’s like a… Read More ›