Storm Warning

Storm Warning

The Bible has a lot to say about storms. Sometimes it is talking about literal storms, where the weather is fearsome and seems out of control. More often, though, when the Bible speaks of a storm it is referring to an adverse set of circumstances—when negative events enter into a person’s life.  At any moment you are probably either in …

Living in Alignment

Living in Alignment

What are you ordering your life around? There is no substitute for ordering your life around God’s Word. You must not be content with simply reading it—though that is crucially important. You must not be content with simply memorizing it—though hiding it away in your heart is such a great way to let it begin to impact your life.  There …

Strong Foundation

Strong Foundations

No house will stand for long unless it has a strong foundation. It’s the same with our lives. We need a strong foundation. As Isaiah wrote: “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, a costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed” (Isaiah 28:16). Today we can see a lot of cracks all around us. …

Explore the Gospel of John

Explore the Gospel of John

The fourth Gospel was written by John, who the Scriptures call “the beloved disciple.” His passionate love for the Savior shows up on every page of this book of the Bible. He had a close relationship with Jesus Christ, and he wanted his readers to become intimate with Jesus as well. To only focus on the coming joy of heaven …

Lessons from the book of Luke

Lessons From the Book of Luke

Tradition tells us that the third Gospel, Luke, was written by a physician. This seems likely when we pay attention to how carefully he tells the story of Jesus. He has done his research well, and he provides lots of interesting little details that the other Gospels don’t mention. His goal was to provide a well-documented account of the life …