The Rest We Need – Zechariah 6:1-8

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene God is the sovereign ruler of the universe. So what? That’s one of those basic theological assertions that sounds goodContinue reading “The Rest We Need – Zechariah 6:1-8”

Cleaning House – Zechariah 5:1-11

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene If we were honest, some days as Christians we just want to throw in the towel.  Fighting sin is hard.Continue reading “Cleaning House – Zechariah 5:1-11”

The Justice We All Seek – Zechariah 1:18-21

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene We’ve all been there. Some tragedy happens, and the guilty party isn’t caught. They got away with it. Maybe itContinue reading “The Justice We All Seek – Zechariah 1:18-21”

Our Best Days Are Resurrection Days- Daniel 11:36-12:4

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene There are people in the world who read the end of a book before they they read the beginning. Heretics!Continue reading “Our Best Days Are Resurrection Days- Daniel 11:36-12:4”

Read to the End (or Why Are We Preaching Through Hosea?)

There are parts of the Bible that are tough to read. Sometimes there are places where sin is described in unfortunately accurate detail. Sometimes there are places where our our sin is clearly exposed. Sometimes there are places where brutal announcements of judgment offend our Western sentimentality. Big chunks of Hosea fall into the latterContinue reading “Read to the End (or Why Are We Preaching Through Hosea?)”