Train Wreck

Hosea 10:1 “Israel is a luxuriant vine; he produces fruit for himself. The more his fruit, the more altars he made.” Observation: The context of Hosea 10:1 is that as the people became more prosperous, they had less need to rely upon God and began to build their own...

Holding Fast, Not Wobbling

Hosea 6:3 “So let us know; let us press on to know the Lord. His going forth is as certain as the dawn; and He will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain watering the earth.” Hebrews 3:6, 14 “Christ was faithful as a Son over His house—whose house we are, if...

Sharing in the Full Victory

Hebrews 2:9 “But we do see Him who was made for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone.” Observation: Hebrews 2 exalts the most...

The Lord of Storms

Jonah 1:4 “And the Lord hurled a great wind on the sea and there was a great storm on the sea so that the ship was about to break up.” Observation: This ought to be one of the most reassuring passages in Scripture. Here we have Jonah, who obviously knew the voice of...

Transition

(Note from Dave Keesling) – I wrote this a number of years ago, but the timing of the writing isn’t as important as the message. Much to ponder here: 1 Timothy 6:20 “O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you.” Observation: In a few minutes my daughter, Rachel,...