Life Without Fences

Life Without Fences

The One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), February 7  A community without rules is like a prison full of dangerous criminals turned loose. No one feels safe in a community without rules or fences. Imagine the chaos that would transpire if your city...
Trust Me!

Trust Me!

The One Year® Chronological Bible (Tyndale, NKJV), February 6  God says, “Trust Me!” Man says, “I’ll trust what I can see.” It’s unnatural to walk by faith. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it! Adam and Eve learned that truth in the garden when they chose what...
Songs Stick

Songs Stick

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), February 5  People are hardwired to remember songs and to respond to music. Both good and bad ideologies, communicated through a catchy tune, stick to the heart, so it isn’t any wonder that Moses composes a song...
Annual Teaching Tool

Annual Teaching Tool

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV, (Tyndale, 2013), February 4 The Passover would mark the new beginning of the nation of Israel: “This month shall be your beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year to you” (Ex. 12:2). The weeklong celebration...
Hard Hearts and God

Hard Hearts and God

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), February 3 Some people refuse to believe in God, no matter what. They have hard hearts. But even hard hearts have their gods. Collectively they create a culture of hardness of heart and idolatry, like the...
Disappointment With God

Disappointment With God

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), February 2  God appears to Moses and declares His intervention on Israel’s behalf. Moses and Aaron share this good news with Israel, and the people “bowed their heads and worshiped” (Ex. 4:31). The same crowd, a...
The God Who Is

The God Who Is

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), February 1 The Exodus Era covers approximately 470 years of Israel’s history: 430 years in Egypt and 40 years in the wilderness. Israel has multiplied to a people group of more than three million people—just as...
Sins of Omission

Sins of Omission

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), February 17  “If a person sins in hearing the utterance of an oath, and is a witness, whether he has seen or known of the matter—if he does not tell it, he bears guilt” (Lev. 5:1). Have you ever realized...

God In A Box

“If he isn’t going to drink that I will,” I thought, as Karen, a Vietnamese manicurist, poured Buddha a portion of her morning latte. Karen lights incense and presents fruit, flowers, and something to drink to a statue of Buddha every morning. My mind raced with...

The Bible: God’s Trustworthy Book

More than two billion people on planet earth call themselves Christians in some form or another. Evangelicals specifically claim to be followers of Jesus Christ and rest their faith in Him; they believe that He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, died as a...