Dark days in Israel

We have reached Judges 19, a terrifying and awful account of how bad things had gotten in Israel.  D.A.Carson, in “For the Love of God, Vol 1” says “the law of the jungle has triumphed in the fledgling nation of Israel.” Indeed, Judges 19: 1 says, “In those days, when there was no king in … More Dark days in Israel

Numbers helps give us a big vision: Where is God taking us? What will it take of us to get there?

As we begin our reading of Numbers, here’s some helpful information from David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible: A. Background to the Book of Numbers. 1. Israel has come out of Egypt, God setting them free in spectacular fashion; they have come through the Red Sea, and saw God provide through the desert wilderness. They have … More Numbers helps give us a big vision: Where is God taking us? What will it take of us to get there?

This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God

This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— since indeed God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you, —2 Thessalonians 1:5-6 From David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible: Many people question the righteousness of … More This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God

Law of the Jungle

We have reached Judges 19, a terrifying and awful account of how bad things had gotten in Israel.  D.A.Carson, in “For the Love of God, Vol 1” says “the law of the jungle has triumphed in the fledgling nation of Israel.” Indeed, Judges 19: 1 says, “In those days, when there was no king in … More Law of the Jungle

Righteous Judgment

  This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— since indeed God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you, —2 Thessalonians 1:5-6 From David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible: Many people question the … More Righteous Judgment

Guzik: Numbers is all about God’s people in the wilderness

As we begin our reading of Numbers, here’s some helpful information from David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible: A. Background to the Book of Numbers. 1. Israel has come out of Egypt, God setting them free in spectacular fashion; they have come through the Red Sea, and saw God provide through the desert wilderness. They … More Guzik: Numbers is all about God’s people in the wilderness