John the Baptist was the cousin of Jesus. Only the book of Luke gives us the details of his birth. John’s parents, Zechariah and Elizabeth, were both from the tribe of Aaron, who was the ...

Here’s a funny quip we see on t-shirts and gag gifts. The one who dies with the most toys wins. That’s funny, but it’s not God’s way. God says the opposite is true. Here’s God’s ...

We remember the gameshow Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? for the lifelines contestants could use when they didn’t know the answer. One was to call a friend, get a second opinion, and hopefully ...

The turning of the earth is accepted fact. The sun drops below the horizon each evening, and darkness sweeps over the land. The night is vital to the workings of the land. Our crops, the weather, ...

Eleazar in the Old Testament was the nephew of Moses, the original High Priest of the Jewish nation. Eleazar was also Aaron’s third son and was given charge of the entire tabernacle, including ...

The modern thing is to Celebrate Us! Cheer on the Things We’ve Done Right! Whoop! Whoop! Let’s gather around for a party because We’re the Best We Can Be! All that’s okay, but there’s ...

Root-bound plants can seem healthy at first glance. Their leaves are green, and we can polish them to a gleaming gloss. Here’s the thing. They begin to choke, they won’t grow, and their ...

So, you want God to prosper you. You want God’s good things to come your way. You’ve rounded up the promise verses in the Word, and you’re ready for God to bring them to fruition in your ...

Susanna comes to us from the book of Daniel. Susanna was a godly woman, trained in the Law of Moses, and married to an influential man. The judges of Israel regularly met with her husband in his ...

So, what’s with Christopher Columbus? Why’s he so highly touted in the annals of history? What did he do that thousands of others hadn’t already done? And to top it off, was he the only one ...

What is shame? Something heaped on us by someone in a more powerful position? Let’s look at the definition of shame from Merriam-Webster: “a painful emotion caused by … guilt, shortcoming, ...

Having a good life is largely about maintaining standards. Personal care – whether we’ve washed our hair and put on clean clothes. Community involvement – working to ensure our library and ...

Try driving home with no headlights. It’s a risky thing to do. We chance one of two outcomes, either we are stopped and given a ticket, or we crash head on into a car that didn’t know we were ...