Micah 6: 6-9a…..A repentant response.

With what shall I come before the LORD,and bow myself before God on high?Shall I come before him with burnt offerings,with calves a year old?Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams,with ten thousands of rivers of oil?Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression,the fruit of my body for the sin of myContinue reading “Micah 6: 6-9a…..A repentant response.”

Mark 2: 18-22….What did Jesus mean?

Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, “Why do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroomContinue reading “Mark 2: 18-22….What did Jesus mean?”

Mark 1: 6-11…..Unexpected Events.

Now John was clothed with camel’s hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey. And he preached, saying, “After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie. I have baptized you with water, butContinue reading “Mark 1: 6-11…..Unexpected Events.”

1 Samuel 15: 1-5…A very specific command.

And Samuel said to Saul, “The LORD sent me to anoint you king over his people Israel; now therefore listen to the words of the LORD. Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘I have noted what Amalek did to Israel in opposing them on the way when they came up out of Egypt. Now goContinue reading “1 Samuel 15: 1-5…A very specific command.”

1 Samuel 9: 11-17 Saul and the seer meet on the road!

As they went up the hill to the city, they met young women coming out to draw water and said to them, “Is the seer here?” They answered, “He is; behold, he is just ahead of you. Hurry. He has come just now to the city, because the people have a sacrifice today on theContinue reading “1 Samuel 9: 11-17 Saul and the seer meet on the road!”

1 Samuel 3: 1-7….Voices in the night.

Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli. And the word of the LORD was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision.At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place. The lampContinue reading “1 Samuel 3: 1-7….Voices in the night.”

Hebrews 11: 17-22… A huge test for Abraham.

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son, of whom it was said, “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” He considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figurativelyContinue reading “Hebrews 11: 17-22… A huge test for Abraham.”