Never mistake God’s silence for indifference. He is patient, but He never sleeps.
For 400 years, Jacob’s children felt the whip on their backs. They lived under a cloud of fear and oppression, slaves in a land far away from the home God pr...
Forgiveness is rarely easy, and it’s always costly.
When Joseph saw his brothers again, after twenty years in Egypt, he felt the pain of their betrayal all over again. To those who knew him, it looked like he had transcended the dysfuncti...
When it comes to transforming His people, God is relentless.
You might be the type of person who only learns through hard experience. Maybe you were that kid who just had to try all the vices your parents warned you about. You’ve learned th...
(This is the second post about Abraham and Isaac. The first one is here, if you missed it).
When Isaac heard the ram bleating, he knew he was saved. He climbed down from the altar, and the sheep took his place. Abraham had promised that G...
(Genesis 12, 15, 22, Hebrews 11:8-20)
(Note: This is the first of two posts about Abraham and Isaac. I’ll publish the second one next week, and you’ll want to read them both in order to get the whole picture).
He had to kill the boy. It would be next in...
(Genesis 4-9, Revelation 21-22)
“Where’s your brother Abel?” God asked Cain.
“I don’t know. Am I my brother’s keeper?” Cain asked.
Even as he asked the question, Cain knew the answer. As surely as he inherited lies and violence, he inherited the ability...
(Genesis 1-3, Psalm 8)
We are broken and rebellious, but we were made to shine.
From nothingness, from the empty dark, God shone His piercing and powerful light. His light and His breath permeated every corner of the universe. Seas and land, sun and moo...
I'm very excited to announce a brand new project on this blog, one that I feel God has been leading me toward for some time.
If you've been following my blog for the past few years, you've probably noticed a gradual transformation in my writing. I have been experimenting wi...