Disclaimer: I took quite a bit of creative license in imagining Rahab’s life and how the logistics of the events unfolded in her life. However, I did remain true to the context of the overall story. The market square was getting crowded. More of Jericho’s citizens were arriving by the minute, to buy their staples for the day. I visited the market usually at the dawn of each day, after my night’s work. I don’t linger long, though. The flax vendor crossed his arms impatiently. I was taking too lon
Women are afflicted with self-induced amnesia when it comes to remembering who God created us to be. God created you, my friend, with divine purpose and with miraculous destiny in His brilliant and eternal mind.
I thank God that God is a patient God, but even his patience wears thin.You Say You Want to Live in His Presence...Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. #2Sacrifices must come from a pure place and not be agenda-driven.#3Any sacrifice that meets the first two criteria will elevate your adoration of Christ beyond the praise and worship hour on Sundays to an authentic, daily rhythm of appreciative reflection exposing itself through thought and deed.If you want to live in his presence, this is what it looks like. Getting Our Houses in Order"How much is too much?""What will I have to give up to give God this?""What will my obedience cost me?" "Will it be worth it?"When we take this approach about sacrifice, we are not actually questioning the investment of time nor the investments of talent, treasure, or temple.
I got called Satan this past week. It had nothing to do with behavior. It happened because I, along with several brothers and sisters in Christ was disagreeing with some wild doctrine being put forward by a man on social media. I’m not talking about anything to do with tribulation, rapture, Calvinism, etc. This was…