The Providence of God

Joseph Before Pharaoh | Genesis 41

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD; he turns it wherever he will. (Proverbs 21:1 ESV) Joseph answered Pharaoh, “It is not in me; God will give Pharaoh a favorable answer.” (Genesis 41:16 ESV) OPENING THOUGHT Genesis is the introduction to the Bible. The first …

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When I Am God

I was quite a metalhead in highschool. I never dressed the part (just jeans, sneakers, and tshirts for me, thanks), but as far as I was concerned, clean vocals (aka singing) were only reserved for wimps or strategically emotional bridges. Yes, I was, indeed, hardcore. Really what drew me most to the screamo/hardcore scene were the …

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The Providence of God

Joseph Sold into Slavery | Genesis 37

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt. (Genesis 37:28 ESV). If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory …

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Preach the Word!

I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. For the time is coming when people …

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Healthy Members | Ephesian 4:17-32

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another. (Ephesians 4:25 ESV) Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that …

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Sufficient: completed & equipped by the Scriptures

that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:17 ESV Though Paul does not use the word, sufficient well describes the message of verse 17. Once we know that all Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for us, we are now ready to learn that it is sufficient …

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What Is the Mark of the Beast?

Revelation is a weird book. Filled with plagues, dragons, angels, beasts, and a lot of numbers, it is a difficult book to understand. But Revelation is also necessary. In the final chapter, we find this reminder: "And behold, I am coming soon. Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book." …

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