The Minor Prophets: Micah

Rich with information. That is probably the most accurate description for the book of Micah. From the very beginning of the book the prophet gives us plenty of information. He even tells us exactly when he prophesied, which was during the successive reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah in the kingdom of Judah. Each chapter […]

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The Minor Prophets: Hosea

How far would you go to save a friendship or your marriage? How would you feel if you found out your spouse was cheating on you? These are the very personal, but very real questions that the book of Hosea poses and seeks to answer. When most people think of this book they think of […]

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Is God Evil?

There is a pretty serious charge being levied against God by the group known as the New Atheists.  They claim that if the God of the Bible exists, then he is evil.  Most of their support for this comes from the Old Testament in which God tells his people to wipe out certain groups of […]

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Live And Learn

I have learned many things in life.  Some have been simple lessons, such as not touching a hot stove with your bare hand.  Others have been more complicated, such as learning that when your wife is hinting at something she is really telling you that you should just do it.  We live and we learn […]

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He Chose Us

As I sit here on a rainy morning I can’t help but think about the grace of God.  It has been a constant on my mind lately.  My mind almost immediately goes to the question, why choose me?  Out of all the people that God could have chosen, why am I the one that he […]

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The Discipline of the Lord

“Whom the Lord loves he disciplines.” Ouch. Those are not the words we really want to hear from the Bible. Yet these words reflect the attitude of a loving Father towards his children. Discipline isn’t a bad word, it is a necessary word. Many people read blogs, and even the scriptures, to feel better about […]

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Lives That Matter

Everyone wants to live a life that matters.  No matter who you are or where you are from, we all want to make a difference.  I recently concluded a Bible study in which I did character profiles of important characters in the Bible.  One of the driving things of all of them is that they […]

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