Contributed on Jan 2, 2016
What can we learn of our own character and of God's grace when we study Esau selling his birthright?
“These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham fathered Isaac, and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she ...read more
Contributed on Feb 20, 2016
Can God speak through an imperfect individual? We are studying the life and "ministry" of Balaam to discover the pertinence of his life to our own lives.
“The people of Israel set out and camped in the plains of Moab beyond the Jordan at Jericho. And Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites. And Moab was in great dread of the people, because they were many. Moab was overcome with fear of the people of Israel. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2016
The message endeavours to explore the tragic life of Samson, a man given to pursue his own will despite the rich blessings of God and the call to serve as a Judge of Israel.
“Samson went to Gaza, and there he saw a prostitute, and he went in to her. The Gazites were told, ‘Samson has come here.’ And they surrounded the place and set an ambush for him all night at the gate of the city. They kept quiet all night, saying, ‘Let us wait till the ...read more
Contributed on May 28, 2016
There are consequences when a child of God attempts to practise the pagan arts. Saul paid an awful price for his disobedience, even dragging many others into judgement.
“In those days the Philistines gathered their troops for war in order to fight Israel. Achish said to David, ‘You should fully understand that you and your men must go with me into the battle.’ David replied to Achish, ‘That being the case, you will come to know what your ...read more
Contributed on Jul 9, 2016
Wealth can blind us to the riches of Christ when they assume an improper place in our lives.
“A man came up to [Jesus], saying, ‘Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?’ And he said to him, ‘Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you would enter life, keep the commandments.’ He said to him, ‘Which ...read more