Baal was a Phoenician god whose worship of involved many abominable practices, most infamous being child sacrifice. This is the period that the story of Gideon deals with, a time in Israel’s history where they frequently went astray until God raised a judge to deliver them. Gideon was such a judge.
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. The actions and faith of these two and all the persecuted are admirable and honorable, and God has a special reward for all of these, His persecuted church.
Noah is arguably the most widely recognised biblical character after Christ. However, very little is actually known about the man. Nothing is known of his early life, and he first appears in scripture when he is 500 years old, leaving the majority of his life concealed.
Theology is the study of the nature of God and religious belief. The Resurrection of Jesus is mind boggling really to the human mind. How and Why would a supreme being love so much that this Creator would gladly lay down his life for his Creation? If you have never felt loved, well here you go!
The Parables of Jesus teach us much about our responsibilities. Are you ready for the return of Jesus?
The greatest event in human history was the day Jesus rose from the grave. And through His resurrection He gives us all the ability to do the same one day. We serve a risen Savior!!
The Thankfulness Project is a series of devotionals about things I'm thankful for. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Who is or even can be pure in heart? Read on to find out...
Let us reflect on the 7 Last Words of Our Lord Jesus Christ as he is hanging on the cross for the sins of mankind. Here are personal reflections of each of the seven last statements, and prayers dedicated to each of them which were personally written by the author.
The Thankfulness Project is about being thankful for different gifts of God. This one is about being thankful that those of us who hunger and thirst for God's righteousness, we will be filled.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort. I'm thankful that God always comforts, no matter how long or deeply or when I need it, better than any human.
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit (the humble) for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven, the blessings of heaven, and the gift of heaven. The Thankfulness Project is a list of things I'm thankful for.
Mary was the sister of Martha and Lazarus. Martha was an achievement addict, as I have been, but Mary prioritized Jesus. By her example, we can let go of the world's pressures to perform, and rest in Jesus daily, and be satisfied in doing only what He commands us, knowing He is pleased.
The Thankfulness Project is a series of devotions on different topics I'm thankful for in the Bible. This is about Gideon, who was fearful, filled with doubts and insecurities, yet God called him a mighty/strong/valiant warrior, and made him so, using his "jars of clay" to shine God's glory through.
We are learning daily that life is too short to not invest in yourself and enjoy life. Investing time into learning how you were designed and why could help us find our purposes. Spending time with the creator and listening for directions is a process and only part of it.
Does God want to bless you? Yes, He does. Pastor Marcelo Carcach tells you about in this devotional based on Genesis 1:28.
“Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.” (Gal 3:13)
Life is like a Ferris wheel, sometimes you are up and sometimes you are down. In the end, you just need to learn to enjoy the ride. I believe as long as you have God in your life, anything is possible. Just have faith that things will work out well in the end as long as you put your trust in God.
The writings of the Bible, the best-selling book of all time, are both spiritual in nature as well as rooted in history. Numerous archeological findings testify to this reality. Find out more about some of these truly amazing discoveries.