Old Testament

Old Testament

Devotionals featuring the Books of Moses, the Prophets, and the Writings.
Mar
01
Blue mountain scape.

The Mountain of God: Why the World is not the Tyrant's

(Isaiah 2:2-5) A prophet's words from 2,700 years ago offers hope and truth while our world reels from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
3 min read
Feb
22
Two Black brothers in their home, one smiling at the other.

My Brother’s Keeper: The Bible & Marvel Studios on Neighborly Love

How Black Panther's post-credits scene captures the Christian ethic of being my "brother's keeper," and what the Bible says about war and oppression.
3 min read
Feb
02
Two women hugging and smiling.

God Likes You

One woman's realization of God's affection for her turns a gathering into a moment of awe and joy.
3 min read
Jan
21
Amanda Gorman speaks with yellow dress.

Amanda Gorman’s Soaring Inaugural Poem and the Scripture at its Heart

Amanda Gorman's inspirational inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb," and the Bible reference on justice and healing at its heart.
3 min read
Oct
27
Close up on the eyes of a woman staring into the light.

The Fear of Something Better

(Psalm 112:1) What we fear is what we obey. It's what drives us. It consumes our thoughts. It's no wonder the Bible emphasizes the "fear of the LORD" as key to a blessed life.
2 min read
Oct
13
Heart-shaped stone atop smaller stones.

Wooden Savior. Heart of Stone.

(Jeremiah 2:27-28) Jeremiah calls out the idol worship of Israel. It was everywhere. He calls them to turn their faces to God. His words matter for us.
2 min read
Oct
06
"The Spring of Living Water" written over a clear, shallow spring bed.

The Freshwater Spring You Must Visit: The Spring of Living Water

(Jeremiah 2:13) God has a word for His people: Stop digging bad wells. Turn to Me, your source of Living Water.
3 min read
Sep
28
Woman kneeling before a tall cross structure while sun is setting.

What is the Day of Atonement and the Christian's Response to it?

(Leviticus 16:15-16) The Day of Atonement, or Yom Kippur, is the holiest of days on the Jewish calendar. But, should Christians celebrate, and what is its significance?
4 min read
Sep
22
Man with blue hoody, rubbing his face in exhaustion.

Stress Making you Wilt? Here's the One Thing that Outlasts Your Anxiety and Exhaustion

(Psalm 103:15-18) How the enduring love of God carries us through stress and anxiety.
2 min read
Aug
25
A king checking another king on a chess board.

A Tale of Two Kings

(Psalms 20:6-9) We're caught in a political warzone, where the tale of nationalism is getting louder. King David, though, shows us the better way.
3 min read