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“Then she [Hagar] called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, ‘You are a God who sees;’ for she said, ‘Have I even remained alive here after seeing Him?’” Genesis 16:13   When we hear that God sees everything, it’s often in the context of Him catching us[...]

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We hear the same response after every mass shooting, “We need more gun laws!” Yet, there are already over 20,000 laws regulating the use and ownership of guns in the U.S. Your view on such issues probably falls in line with your political party affiliation. But how should we, as[...]

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“And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.” Psalm 9:10   Can we really learn to trust God in every situation? According to the Bible—yes! That's why it’s important to understand how the names of[...]

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“According to the number of days which you spied out the land, forty days, for every day you shall bear your guilt a year, even forty years, and you will know My opposition.” Numbers 14:34   Today’s passage is incredibly sobering. We’ve already seen how Israel’s grumbling quickly turned to[...]

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I’m not really shocked anymore at what the world promotes and protects. But the way many who profess Christ act is a real head scratcher. How can people who claim to believe in the inerrancy and infallibility of Scripture not show the slightest hint of Scripture’s sufficiency in their actions?[...]

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“And you grumbled in your tents and said, ‘Because the Lord hates us, He has brought us out of the land of Egypt to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites and to destroy us.’” Deuteronomy 1:27   As followers of Christ, we can point to times when God’s[...]

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“See, the Lord your God has placed the land before you; go up, take possession, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has spoken to you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 1:21   Christians agree that God’s Word is important. Yet, many believers fall short of the[...]

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The sexual abuse task force report on the Southern Baptist Convention is sinful, shameful, and sickening. We should care for every victim of sexual abuse. And yes, we should hold accountable those who commit and cover up such abuse. While the report is deeply saddening, it’s not altogether shocking. The[...]

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“Yet you were not willing to go up, but rebelled against the command of the Lord your God.” Deuteronomy 1:26   God promises believers a life of joy, peace, and victory. He even gives us everything we need to experience an abundant and victorious life through the Holy Spirit. Why[...]

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