Monthly Archives: September 2014

Building a Home, Neglecting God’s Temple

Haggai 1:6 You have planted much but harvest little. You eat but are not satisfied. You drink but are still thirsty. You put on clothes but cannot keep warm. Your wages disappear as though you were putting them in pockets filled … Continue reading

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Be glad and rejoice

Joel 2:21 Don’t be afraid, O land. Be glad now and rejoice,     for the Lord has done great things. Joel contrasts God’s judgment with His forgiveness.  While sin brings judgment, forgiveness brings rejoicing.  Unless we allow God to intervene in our … Continue reading

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Church: worship or entertainment?

Ezekiel 33:32 You are very entertaining to them, like someone who sings love songs with a beautiful voice or plays fine music on an instrument. They hear what you say, but they don’t act on it! Do you go to church … Continue reading

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That’s not fair!

Ezekiel 18:25 “Yet you say, ‘The Lord isn’t doing what’s right!’ Listen to me, O people of Israel. Am I the one not doing what’s right, or is it you? Even after repeated warnings, Israel continued to disobey God.  Eventually, God … Continue reading

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