In Exodus 1-2 we read the story of the birth of Moses. He happened to be born at a time when the Pharaoh was worried that the Hebrew slaves were growing too numerous. He ordered that Hebrew boys born during this time be murdered. Two Hebrew midwives, Shiphrah and Puah, defied the king’s orders. So […]
We live in a hard world, and it is easy to become hardened by it … People can come out of hard times better – or they can come out bitter … and there’s something you and I can do to make the difference.
God knew that there would be ups and downs. You mess up; others mess you up; and the world you walk around in is all messed up. But He has never doubted that it will all turn out well for you.
Who do you need to check on or to check in with? Who do you need to reach out to? It made a difference to Paul and to the Thessalonians. It could make a difference to you and to the ones you reconnect with.
We put in at Syracuse and stayed there three days. From there we set sail and arrived at Rhegium. The next day the south wind came up, and on the following day we reached Puteoli. There we found some brothers who invited us to spend a week with them. And so we came to Rome. […]
Acts 18:7-11 (HCSB) 7 So he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God, whose house was next door to the synagogue. 8 Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed the Lord, along with his whole household; and many of the Corinthians, when they heard, believed […]