Weekly Review: When Leaders Heed Unwise Counsel

Both Jeroboam and Rehoboam seek the counsel of others as they face a decision regarding their kingdoms. When Rehoboam’s followers request tax relief, Rehoboam seeks advice from two groups of people. The elders who advised his father counsel Rehoboam to heed the people...

The Two Paths in Life

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), January 2 A predator mars the beauty of the garden when he enters the garden. He speaks to the woman, not because she is weaker, but because her knowledge of God’s instructions is...

Let the Story Begin!

One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013) – January 1 God’s story begins with God, revealing crucial insights into His power and person: God speaks; nothingness becomes substantial, and chaos becomes ordered. God assesses what He creates, names it, and...

Churches with Personalities and Problems

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), December 27 “To the angel of the church of Ephesus . . . Smyra . . . Pergamos . . . Thyatira . . . Sardis. . .  Philadelphia . . . Laodicea” (Rev. 2:1; 2:8; 2:12; 2:18; 3:1; 3:7; 3:14.) Churches come in...

Care-free

The One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), October 4 Adam and Eve failed to come to the LORD; instead, they saw the forbidden fruit and ate it. Cain refused to come to the LORD when He confronted him over his offering, killing his brother instead. The...

Sticky Fingers, Sticky Hearts

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), October 3 Nothing dispels a religious crowd more quickly than a message about prayer or money. Both testify of a person’s dependance upon and trust in our Heavenly Father. Jesus’ sample prayer includes a...

Root Attitudes

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), October 2 Jesus addresses root attitudes that bring victory over murder, adultery, and oath-making, as well as victory during hardship and persecution. Worship and murder (Mt. 5:21-26) “You have heard that it...

The High Cost of Healing

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), October 1 The healing of a man who has been lame and dependent on others for thirty-eight years will require a new way of living; therefore, Jesus’ question to the lame man lying at the Bethesda pool, “Do you...

Looking For Faith

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), September 30 Everywhere Jesus goes He looks for faith. He doesn’t find it where it should abound; instead, He finds it in the most unlikely of people. And He wrecks the theology of the religious crowd in the...

Missing The Messiah

The One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), September 29 Isaiah sees the scope of the Messiah’s ministry five hundred years before He walks upon the earth and begins His earthly ministry: “The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has...

Two Guilty Verdicts

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), September 28 “And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil” (Jn. 3:19). Some parade their evil deeds publicly by...