Run Your Race (repost)

This devotional was originally published on February 10, 2017.Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,...

Offering a Sacrifice (repost)

This devotional was originally published on December 14, 2015. The next day Moses said to the people, “You have sinned a great sin. And now I will go up to the LORD; perhaps I can make atonement for your sin.” So Moses returned to the LORD and said, “Alas, this people...

Mercy And Grace From A High Priest Who Knows

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find...

Priest and Peasant

And now it’s time for Bible trivia! Question #1: Who built the ark?Answer: If you said “Noah”, you’re right! (And if you said, “Noah, Noah!” … you probably grew up in church.) Question #2: What’s brown and has a bushy tail and climbs in trees? Answer: If you...

The Power of the Gospel

We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law,...

Listening Instead of Lecturing

People often advise against talking about politics or religion with strangers because you don’t know what position they might hold. Growing up, I assumed a stranger wouldn’t want to discuss matters of religion or faith, but I have come to believe something different....