God’s great plan of salvation …

“I will make you into a great nation, ... all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” (Genesis 12:2-3). From Abram to the nation of Israel, from the nation of Israel to all nations - This is the progression of God's great plan of salvation. The promise was given to Abram. It was fulfilled in Christ. Abram …

Continue reading God’s great plan of salvation …

A surprising discovery …

"This is the Anah who discovered the hot springs in the desert while he was grazing the donkeys of his father Zibeon" (Genesis 38:24). When we're not expecting to find very much in a list of many names, we find this. Perhaps, in this short sentence, we have some encouragement to expect that God's Word will come …

Continue reading A surprising discovery …

What wonderful love the Lord has for each one of us …

Exodus 20 begins with comforting words: "And God spoke all these words, saying, 2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery" (vs.1-2). These words speak to us of the love of God. What wonderful love the Lord has for each one of us. The Lord …

Continue reading What wonderful love the Lord has for each one of us …

Listening to the Word of the Lord – and speaking His Word

"The Lord called to Moses out of the mountain, saying, “Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the people of Israel: 4 ‘You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. 5 Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my …

Continue reading Listening to the Word of the Lord – and speaking His Word

Hearing, Rejoicing, Worshipping

 "Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel his people, how the Lord had brought Israel out of Egypt" (Exodus 18:1). "And Jethro rejoiced for all the good that the Lord had done to Israel, in that he had delivered them out of the hand of the Egyptians. 10 Jethro …

Continue reading Hearing, Rejoicing, Worshipping

Daily bread that sustains our faith …

"And the Lord said to Moses, 12 “I have heard the grumbling of the people of Israel. Say to them, ‘At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning you shall be filled with bread. Then you shall know that I am the Lord your God.’”" (Exodus 16:11-12). "And the Lord said to Moses, “Pass on before the people, taking with you some of the …

Continue reading Daily bread that sustains our faith …