There’s a repetitive theme in Scripture: heroes and heroines of the Bible seemingly all go through the process of being given a vision by God, followed by the death of that vision, and ultimately the rebirth of that vision. How did that pattern apply to Jesus and how does it apply to us?
David committed adultery, and murder by proxie. And God brought a terrible but just judgment upon him that was rightly deserved. But then in Acts 13 we read that David was a man after God’s own heart. How can that be?
A poem once declared “I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are, because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star.” The story of Joseph tells of God’s desire to make “could-be” of all His followers.
Life can be troubling and even scary sometimes. There will be times that we just don’t believe anybody is going to be there for us… or that anybody cares. But the Bible says there IS someone who is there and cares. Do you know why that matters?
Sibling rivalry starts with one person feeling they’ve been slighted. They deserved to be treated better. And expect this kind of rivalry in children – it’s when we become adults that this desire to “be the star” can destroy families, churches and relationships.
God said it was not good for the man to be alone, and yet too many people are more isolated than ever. Using a clip from the popular TV series “This is Us” we address the question of “How can we witness to others?”