Category Archives: The People of God

Genesis 24:58

Genesis 24:58 Then they called Rebekah and said to her, “Will you go with this man?” And she said, “I will go.” What a vulnerable, poignant…and powerful moment!  As Rebekah was willing to “leave and cleave” so we who love … Continue reading

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From the Branch Come the Branches

One of the well-known references to Messiah in Old Testament prophecy regards “the Branch.”  For example, Jeremiah 23:5 “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign … Continue reading

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Exodus 5:1 – Let His People Go!

Exodus 5:1 And afterward Moses and Aaron came and said to Pharaoh, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘Let My people go that they may celebrate a feast to Me in the wilderness.’” Here’s a call to all … Continue reading

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We Are, Like Isaac, Children of Promise

The apostle Paul wrote: Galatians 4:28 And you brethren, like Isaac, are children of promise. Isaac was born as the result of God fulfilling His promise of a son to Abraham.  Ishmael did not count in this regard because he … Continue reading

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The People of God Should Be As Devout As the Man of God

When we are reading the Bible and come across the phrase “the man of God” we generally associate that phrase with someone upright and godly – someone who is tuned to God’s will and does it.  When it comes to … Continue reading

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Psalm 106:47 – Blessed be the Lord Who Has Saved Us and Gathered Us to Himself

Psalm 106:47 Save us, O LORD our God, And gather us from among the nations, To give thanks to Your holy name And glory in Your praise. Who is “the Lord” who saves us but Jesus Christ our Lord. We … Continue reading

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Psalm 107:1-3 – The Lord Himself Has Gathered Us to Himself

Psalm 107:1 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Psalm 107:2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the adversary Psalm 107:3 And … Continue reading

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John 10:16

John 10:16 “I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd. This scripture was fulfilled when Jesus came again. … Continue reading

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Who Gets Called a Christian?

The term “Christian” appears a grand total of three times in the Bible (Acts 11:26; 26:28; 1 Peter 4:16). By contrast, the word “Christ” appears in the Bible over 500 times. Let that be our guide as to which the … Continue reading

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The Problem Isn’t That There Aren’t Enough Christians in the World; Rather, There Are Too Many

Approximately one out of every three people on the earth today calls himself a Christian.  Is that too many…or too few? Consider what Mahatma Ghandi said: “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so … Continue reading

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