Friday, May 31, 2019

Daily Scripture & Questions Zechariah 1-4 Zechariah is a contemporary of Haggai.  The people acknowledge their sin in God’s righteous discipline (1:6), and then we find a series of visions.  What is the core meaning of the first three (the horseman, the...

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Daily Scripture & Questions Haggai 1-2 Haggai’s messages come in 520 BC between August and December.  The people had left the temple in ruins and focused on their own homes.  What was the result of such mis-prioritization?  What was the response to...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Daily Scripture & Questions Ezra 4-6; Psalm 137 The enemies seek to frustrate the purpose of rebuilding the temple (4:4).  In chapter four, we read of the opposition during the reigns of Cyrus (4:5), Xerxes, also known as Ahasuerus, in 4:6, and Artaxerxes...
HAS GOD CALLED YOU TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

HAS GOD CALLED YOU TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

This life is short.  In the brief moments we have, we are called to make a difference in the lives of others for the sake of Jesus’ kingdom.  Are you ready to do that?  If you want to be, reserve your spot at the first LEADERSHIP TRAINING DAY on June 22. I will be...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Daily Scripture & Questions Ezra 1-3 Ezra recounts the return from the exile.  Cyrus takes charge as king in 539 BC and issues his decree for the people to return in 538 BC.  The altar was immediately set up on the foundation of the new temple that was laid in...