Rich Man, Poor Man

Proverbs 22:2   The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all. From John Gill’s Exposition of the Entire Bible found at They meet together in all places of the earth; go where you will, there are rich and poor. The godly rich and poor meet together in … More Rich Man, Poor Man

A Web of God’s Providence

Bob Deffinbaugh comments: A slight shift in the events recorded in Esther would have doomed the Jews, except as Mordecai said, “help would come from someplace else.” Nevertheless, success in the small details mattered. As an Agagite, Haman may well have used his position against the Jews at the first provocation, whether it came from … More A Web of God’s Providence

God works through unlikely and unwilling instruments

Bob Deffinbaugh comments on 2 Kings 8:1-6- Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, “Arise, and depart with your household, and sojourn wherever you can, for the Lord has called for a famine, and it will come upon the land for seven years.” 2 So the woman arose and did according to … More God works through unlikely and unwilling instruments

Be Refreshed by Ruth

Ruth: Sweet and Bitter Providence, sermon by John Piper It’s a story that shows how “God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform.” It’s a story for people who wonder where God is when there are no dreams or visions or prophets. It’s for people who wonder where God is when one tragedy … More Be Refreshed by Ruth