Even Now?

So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days. John 11:6 Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. This probably was the most remarkable miracle Jesus performed. “There is no parallel whatever for the raising of a man who had been dead for four days and whose body had…

Would You Dare?

But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself this way. Daniel 1:8 Nebuchadnezzar confiscated more than the holy things from the temple. He brought to Babylon the young and brightest minds of Judah. Daniel, and his three friends…

Plow and Prepare

This is what the Lord says to the people of Judah and to Jerusalem: “Break up your unploughed ground and do not sow among thorns. Circumcise yourselves to the Lord, circumcise your hearts. Jeremiah 4:3-4a God is calling His people to repent. Fallow ground is uncultivated farmland. Land that was ploughed before but now has…

Beyond the Questions

“Woe to those who quarrel with their Maker, those who are nothing but potsherds among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you making?’ Does your work say, ‘The potter has no hands’? Isaiah 45:9 Israel’s deliverance is coming but from unexpected sources. This chapter begins with the…