We all want the blessed life. But, how do we get it? Well, look at the life of Joseph. The story runs from Genesis 37 to 50. It is a story of providence, temptation, adversity, purpose, sin, forgiveness, reconciliation, and grace. Joseph's story is like our story -...read >>
Matthew continues his proclamation of Good News, primarily to his Jewish born brothers & sisters.
This week Matthew tells of another angelic visit to father Joseph in a dream: "flee to Egypt, for Herod is about to search for the Child, to destroy Him." So how would...read >>
Polls continue to show a steady decline in the number of professing Christians who believe in the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. What about you? Is He Man, myth or legend?
Toward the end of His ministry, while being persecuted by Jewish leaders, Jesus asked the...read >>
It's a bitter sweet day. We've arrived at the end of our study in Genesis. Today we bury a couple of patriarchs. These men were tools in the hands of God to work His will, bless His people, and glorify His name. It is the end of Genesis, the end of The...read >>
Are you faithful saint who loves the Lord? What a marvel! Perhaps for some, God grants faith apart from great pain, but for the majority, He forges it! And, so often, it hurts. But it is so good, for He is so good!
This week we meet up with eleven home-bound...read >>
There are so many pointers to Jesus in today's passage on the life of Joseph.
Joseph proves to be an amazing man of faith & godliness, one we should most certainly "follow as I follow Christ." The Lord exalts him to a position of authority in Egypt, and all nations...read >>
As a young man, Joseph dreamed God would put him in a place of authority over and above his siblings, and even his parents. And this would be for their good, no matter how much the news irritated his family when he told them.
At 17, his brothers had had enough of...read >>
Sometimes it's the situations we detest the most that test our faith and prove God's grace.
This week we'll meet up with Joseph at his "lowest" point, both literally & figuratively. So far he's has been hated by his brothers, tossed down a well, sold into Egyptian...read >>
How's your fight for faith? Are you enjoying the pleasures of some conquered sin? Or perhaps you're feeling a little battered in the battle? Take your pick... but in Christ: both!
A couple of weeks ago, Joseph's brothers sold their little dreamer. From there he...read >>
Don't you love getting overlooked for an overdue promotion at work?
Or how about that really peaceful, soothing feeling of failing to make the team though the far-less-talented coach's son wins your spot on the roster.
Are you in God's family of faith? Then tell...read >>
...that you may also believe. That is why John's Gospel and history itself was written: That you may know life abundantly in the Rock of Jesus Christ, from whose side flowed streams of blood and living water.read >>