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Why Reading the Book of Numbers is Good for You

Why Reading the Book of Numbers is Good for You

Hello, Friend, Have you ever asked yourself the purpose of reading the book of Numbers in the Bible? Yep. Me too. I ask it almost everytime I am reading through the Bible on a yearly plan. It’s been said that Leviticus and Numbers are the graveyard for read-through-the-Bible-in-a-year programs, so if you are in these books, hang on! I’m on two interesting paths in my Bible reading. Our church is reading through the Bible, chronologically,…

How to Survive Your Worst Day

How to Survive Your Worst Day

Lisa Beamer (wife of Todd, a passenger/hero on the highjacked United flight 93) told an interviewer, “God says, ‘I knew on September 10, and I could have stopped it, but I have a plan for greater good than you can ever imagine.’ I don’t know God’s plan, and, honestly, right now I don’t like it very much. But I trust that He is true to His promise in Romans 8:28.”  And we know that God causes…

Condemnation or Conviction?

Condemnation or Conviction?

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” John 8:17 (ESV) Do you ever wonder the difference between conviction and condemnation? How might that look in real life? Let’s look at a few of the differences. Condemnation comes from Satan. It makes us want to run from God. Condemnation is broad. Yet is also personal. Condemnation rarely addresses…