Zelophahadic jewels

Zelophahadic jewels

It has often been said that the Bible is a book that must be mined for its treasures. The more work you put into the serious study of Scripture, the greater you will be blessed by what you find. That is true of study, but it is often equally true of simply reading...
The practicality of sovereignty

The practicality of sovereignty

In Family Bible Hour recently, we had some discussion regarding the sovereignty of God and what it means practically to us. It struck me afresh during our discussion that our understanding of God’s sovereignty, or at least of its day-to-day implications, is often...
The numbers game

The numbers game

The Bible is at times a thrilling book, filled with suspense and intrigue. There are portions that contain stories we love to read over and over and tell to our kids. And then there are those other sections—the ones comprising genealogies and censuses. The story of...
The P’s in covenant

The P’s in covenant

The Bible is filled with turning points in the history of God’s plan of redemption. One of those turning points is the call of Abram (Abraham) from Ur. According to Joshua 24:1–2, Abraham was an idolater in Ur when God graciously called him. God’s call took the form...
Review: Sarah’s Choice

Review: Sarah’s Choice

I recently had the opportunity to watch the 2009 film Sarah’s Choice, starring Christian musician and author Rebecca St. James. It raised some interesting thoughts. A brief synopsis St. James plays Sarah Collins, a young woman struggling to make ends meet while...