The shadow gives way to the substance when the king comes. A just and humble king rescues his creation and establishes peace.
Avoid compromise by identifying the tests to our faith and embracing the responses of genuine faith.
How do you worship in moments of chaos, discouragement and frustration? You look for the throne.
The heart of the story of Ruth and Boaz is not about romance; it is about our redemption!
God treats us better than we deserve. That’s the definition of grace.
The purpose of the wrestling was to change Jacob into Israel. God gave Jacob a new identity.
The Exodus is the outstanding salvation event that God brings about in the Old Testament. The life, death and resurrection of Jesus is the outstanding salvation event that God accomplishes in the New Testament. We see the two coming together in a powerful way the night before Jesus dies.
When our faith is tested, the best and most Christlike way to respond to God is, “Here I am.”
When you are in a place of greatest desperation that’s where the greatest miracles begin.
God wants to turn your fear into victory. Even when we are afraid, Jesus enters into the picture, and he responds to our fear. He responds by promising victory. He responds by giving us hope.