Joseph and Mary were diligent in their private, family, vocational, and corporate worship. Individually they communed with God. Together they sang to the Lord. When told to go to Egypt and return to Israel, they obeyed. As a family, they diligently strove to keep God’s ordinances regarding his public worship. From Luke’s record, this family … More Driven to be in the Father’s House
It is vital for us to ask ourselves the question, “Do I want to win the point or the person?” This is a pivotal question for first-chair leaders, second-chair leaders, salesmen, customer-service representatives, evangelists, pastors, teachers, parents, spouses, and anyone else seeking to be an influencer. Often, when we focus on winning the point, we … More Win What?
Noah was declared righteous. (6:8) Despite being of the sinful seed of Adam and Eve, he found grace and favor in the eyes of the Lord. Yes, despite his being a horrible sinner and deserving of the judgmental flooding of the Lord, he found himself rescued by the Savior. Noah lived righteously. (6:22ff) He did … More The Sinful Grandfather, His Sinful Son, and His Cursed Grandson