“True or False Faithfulness?”

Hosea 5 to 7 Hosea reminds the Israelites that their unfaithfulness is just like the morning mist which disappears with the sunrise. He reminded them that instead of seeking God, they sought Assyria, but their king will not be able to help them.  They seek help not from faithful God but from ungodly nations that […]

The Mystery is Revealed…or is it?

Daniel 10-12 Daniel’s Vision Daniel receives a vision and is troubled. Would I be the same? How often do I read something in the Word and am troubled because I do not understand? God, in His graciousness, sends relief and help to Daniel, but others with him are so frightened they fade away, and only […]

When God Transforms

Daniel 4 When Paul wrote to the Romans, he reminded them that when we become believers, we have a responsibility to be living sacrifices and that our minds are to be transformed from the inside out. (see Rom 12:1-2) This week we experienced the death and funeral of one of the longest reigning queens, and […]

Choosing God’s Way

Daniel 1 Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the King’s food. Choices begin in the heart, which Jeremiah tells us is “deceitful and desperately wicked,” [Jer 17:9 (the NET says mind)] So how did Daniel become so wise, cunning, and perceptive to make the right decision? Like him, we […]

The Glory of the Lord

Ezekiel 43-45 All through the OT, men saw glimpses of the Lord’s glory. Moses said the glory of the Lord was like a devouring fire. [Ex 24:17] Isaiah saw and heard the seraphim calling to one another, “His majestic splendor fills the entire earth.” [Is 6:3] Elihu described God as mighty, exalted in power, the […]