Transition

1 Timothy 6:20 “O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you.” Observation: In a few minutes my daughter, Rachel, and I will be leaving the home we have shared for the past six months as we drive to the State of Maine so she can settle in to medical school.  Last...

Wet Paint

Acts 27:9-10, 20, 22, 31 “Paul began to admonish them, and said to them, ‘Men, I perceive that the voyage will certainly be with damage and great loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives.’…All hope of our being saved was gradually abandoned…...

Tripping Before Traffic

Romans 10:13 “For whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Observation: These middle chapters of Romans find Paul using a rich variety of metaphors to describe those who are God’s versus those who are not; those who cleave to Him, and those who do...

The Ultimate Bouncer

Exodus 23:22, 27 “If you listen carefully to all that he says and do all that I say, I will be an enemy to your enemies and will oppose those who oppose you. I will send my terror ahead of you and throw into confusion every nation that you encounter.” Observation: God...

The Shucked Covering

Genesis 25:34 “So Esau despised his birthright” (NIV). Observation: Esau and his brother Jacob were the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah. As the first-born, Esau had a natural birthright to receive Isaac’s estate, but Esau one day returned home famished and agreed to...