Fundamentals of Worship: Burnt Offerings

  Have you ever wondered what the sacrificial system in the Old Testament was all about? Why did God tell the children of Israel to perform so many sacrifices? Have you ever wondered how such information as given in the book of Leviticus applies to Christians today? In the sacrificial system described in the book…

ENGAGE in BIBLE STUDY

2 Timothy 2:15 says, Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of truth.” In the context of this passage, Paul is giving instruction to Timothy concerning his ministry. He tells Timothy that in order for him to serve well, he must be a…

Engage in Prayer

It should be the goal of every believer to engage. God did not save us to just sit on the sidelines. Our level of engagement is directly connected to our love for Jesus. The more we love Jesus, the more spiritually engaged we will be. We will never experience true revival without spiritual engagement. We…

The Resurrected Life – Psalm 23:6

Jesus, our Shepherd, showers us with goodness and mercy. He gives us an eternal home in glory. This is made possible by the fact that He went through the valley of the shadow of death for us. He went to the cross and took on death in our place. Thanks be to God, He conquered…

The Shadow of Death – Psalm 23:4-5

Death is something that none of us care to talk about. We would rather just ignore it and not think about it. Death is dark. Death is full of sorrow. Death is painful. Death is something that we fear. The shadow of death that the Psalmist refers to is a picture of the cross of…

He restores my soul – Psalm 23:3

A year or so ago my wife found a piece of furniture that was for free. Someone just wanted to get it out of their house. It was a chest of drawers that was very old and scuffed up. We needed something to use as an entertainment center. So, I took out a couple of…

Green Pastures and Still Waters – Psalm 23:2

Verse two of Psalm twenty-three is one of the most beautiful verses in all the Word of God. It describes Jesus, the Shepherd, providing nourishment and rest for His sheep. Green pastures and still waters give a picture of rest, contentment, and refreshment. The green pastures are a picture of the nourishment that we receive…