Learning From 1 Kings

The throne is handed on to Solomon by David. This is seen as part of the ongoing purpose of God: “Praise the Lord God of Israel who has let me see the heir to my throne” (1 Kings 1:48). The kingship was given to Solomon by “the Lord” (1 Kings 2:15) – “The Lord set […]

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God our Father

* Who is God and what is he to you? From the Bible, we learn about God so that we might be changed by him. We don’t learn about God, just to say, “That’s interesting.” We learn about him so that we might enjoy new life – restored to fellowship with God, deeper fellowship with […]

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Learning From The Book Of Nehemiah

The book of Nehemiah begins with distressing news – “The wall of Jerusalem has been broken down, and its gates have been destroyed by fire” (Nehemiah 1:3). Nehemiah takes this situation to the Lord in prayer (Nehemiah 1:4-11). With the help of God, the work of rebuilding begins. This work was pleasing to the Lord […]

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