Today’s verse is Nehemiah 9:31, but if you have time, read all of Chapter 9. It helps to know a bit of Israel’s journey to the promised land as we discuss this reflection. Three thoughts stand out to me from Nehemiah’s reflection on Israel’s history.
short meditations on scripture intersecting life Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak and his brethren the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and his brethren, arose and built the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings on it, as it is written in the Law of Moses the man of God. […]
(I originally wrote this post for Ask God Today, and Brenda has graciously let me repost it here!) Every person, every Christ-follower struggles with sin—whether we recognize it or not. While we tend to think of sin as being hideous and repulsive, which it is, it often masquerades as beauty and light and goodness as […]
To Do-ers List Bible Study: Back to School, Obey the Rules Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone to obey him as slaves, you are slaves to the one whom you obey — whether slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness? Roman 6:16 Slave to Fear […]
May brings blooming flowers and warmer temperatures as we shake off the remnants of winter’s cold and embrace new life. As you’re busy with spring cleaning, wrapping up the school year, and landscaping chores, remember to spend a few minutes each day with Only By Prayer praying for some of the following concerns.
Day 6:Service “There was an abundance of burnt offerings, along with the usual liquid offerings, and a great deal of fat from the main peace offerings. So the Temple of the LORD was restored to service.” 2 Chronicles 29:35 Service [sur-vis] noun an act of helpful activity; help; aid: to do someone a service. the supplying […]