Standing Strong on God’s Extravagant Love

God showed how much he loved us by sending his only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. This is real love . . . he sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins” (1 John 4:9–10 NLT). Everything in life changes—relationships, jobs, fame. One minute…

Summary Of Daniel

The genre of the book of Daniel is Narrative History, Prophetic Oracle, and it includes Apocalyptic material. The prophet Daniel wrote it around 530 B.C. and his writings records the events of the Babylonian captivity in 560-536 B.C. to which Daniel was a servant. It also describes the apocalyptic visions given by God, and reveals…

When You Call on God, He Will Answer

Anyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved” (Romans 10:13 TLB). Are you at a place in your life where you need to be rescued? Are you ready to call out for help? It doesn’t take a special phone or a bat-signal. All you have to do is ask and Jesus…

Summary Of Ezekiel

The book of Ezekiel is Narrative History, Prophetic and Apocalyptic in genre and even contains Parables. The prophet Ezekiel wrote it approximately 571 B.C. (this date is accurately precise because this book contains more defined dates than any other book in the Bible.) Key personalities include Ezekiel, Israel’s leaders, Ezekiel’s wife, King Nebuchadnezzar, and “the…

God Is Working While You’re Waiting

I wait expectantly, trusting God to help, for he has promised” (Psalm 130:5). God wants you to wait patiently for him to answer your prayer, but he also wants you to wait expectantly. Have faith. Trust God to hear and to answer. When you wait expectantly, you demonstrate that you believe God’s promises. You believe he’s going to…

Summary Of Lamentations

The book of Lamentations is book of sorrowful songs or poems. The name implies that the topic is expressing grief over something (to lament). Jeremiah, also known as the “weeping prophet” writes this after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. It was written soon after the fall of Jerusalem in 586 B.C.; he was…

The Blood Makes A Difference

Hebrews 11:4 INTRODUCTION The central theme in Hebrews 11 is that God is to be worshipped. God is to be worshipped in Spirit and in truth. Hebrews 11:4 The Old Testament is a book of shadows that point to our Lord Jesus Christ. Colossians 2:17 Abel is a shadow of the crucifixion of our Lord…