Facing the Pit

Scripture: “So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan. They saw him from afar, and before he came near to them they conspired against him to kill him… So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe, the robe of many colors that he wore. And they took him

Destiny Defining Decisions

Scripture: “Orpah kissed her mother-in-law good-bye; but Ruth embraced her and held on. Naomi said, ‘Look, your sister-in-law is going back home to live with her own people and gods; go with her.’ But Ruth said, ‘Don’t force me to leave you; don’t make me go home. Where you go, I go; and where you

Book Review: The Heart of the Story

The Heart of the Story by Randy Frazee details the Biblical accounts from the beginning to the end of the Bible.  He consistently compares the realities that the people in the Bible faced with God’s overarching plan for humanity. For example, the story of Joseph being sold into slavery seems to be the end of

A Time to Celebrate

Scripture: “All this time his older son was out in the field. When the day’s work was done he came in. As he approached the house, he heard the music and dancing. Calling over one of the houseboys, he asked what was going on. He told him, ‘Your brother came home. Your father has ordered

The Voice of Temptation

Scripture: “For the third test, the Devil took him to the peak of a huge mountain. He gestured expansively, pointing out all the earth’s kingdoms, how glorious they all were. Then he said, ‘They’re yours—lock, stock, and barrel. Just go down on your knees and worship me, and they’re yours.’  Jesus’ refusal was curt: ‘Beat