Devotionals, ImportanceofBibleStudy, My Story, Reflect

I Was In A Mood

Ever have one of those days? You know what I mean, those days you wake a mood. The attitude you went to bed with steeped all night to produce a potent concoction. It’s not just a grumpy mood quickly fixed by a cup of coffee. No, this mood has the power to take your… Continue reading I Was In A Mood

Deuteronomy, Devotionals, ImportanceofBibleStudy

Deuteronomy 1:20-21: Do Not Be Afraid! Do Not Be Discouraged

As the old man continues his talk, he turns toward the screen with his arms open wide. His booming voice echoes off the canyon walls. The sound vibrations resonate in your chest as his words invade your heart. You can’t help but look over the horizon. And even though the view is different from the… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:20-21: Do Not Be Afraid! Do Not Be Discouraged

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Deuteronomy 1:6-8: Borders of Freedom

When the next slide illuminates the screen, you see a map of the Promised Land. Not the land per se, but its borders, its boundaries. Your heart slams against your rib cage as you consider this is the land your parents refused to enter, and the land you and all those around you get to… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:6-8: Borders of Freedom

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Deuteronomy 1:6-7a: Time to Move Out

As the next slide clicks into place, you shift slightly to ward off stiffness and think, "this message isn't quite what I expected. I was expecting a pep fest, a locker room rouser—not a history lesson." But you’re still captivated. Maybe it's the old man's cadence. Maybe because you feel like each word is spoken… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:6-7a: Time to Move Out

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Deuteronomy 1: 5-6a: Reflection, Not Condemnation

The old man begins to speak, his voice strong and resonant. Everyone can hear him clearly. No one needs to strain. The atmosphere is electric with excitement—you’re finally going to enter the Promised Land! Yet the reality of this being the old man’s Swan Song covers everything with a wet blanket. No one speaks or… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1: 5-6a: Reflection, Not Condemnation

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Transition: A Call To Complete Devotion, Intro. To Deuteronomy, part 2

As your leader takes a drink of water and prepares for his first discourse, you gaze at the people around you. These are your people. Your family. The seeds of your new nation. As you look in their eyes, you see a reflection of your own emotions: anticipation, excitement, fear, and grief. Everyone has lost… Continue reading Transition: A Call To Complete Devotion, Intro. To Deuteronomy, part 2

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Bible Study Tips

This is how I started studying God's Word and how I still do my Quiet Times now. Get a Bible, the actual book if possible If you don't have one, that's ok, there are many free Bible apps available. But when/if you can, get the actual book. Apps are awesome, but I don't use mine… Continue reading Bible Study Tips

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Scripture’s Vibrant Relevance

  Have you ever opened your Bible knowing you should be reading it, studying it, engaging with it; but are not sure how or where to begin? This is a common predicament among Christians. And it's causing an epidemic of Biblical illiteracy and weakened faith among many in the Church because it's easier to clap… Continue reading Scripture’s Vibrant Relevance