1 Samuel 8: Hope for the Future

1 Samuel 8: Hope for the Future

Have you ever wished you could change the ending of a story? First Samuel 8 recounts one of those stories we wish we could change; it is not a story that goes well. Samuel’s sons have forsaken the way of the Lord, and, as a result, the people of Israel reject them as...
365 Key Chapters of the Bible: John 16

365 Key Chapters of the Bible: John 16

In John 16, the time of Jesus’ crucifixion draws near. Because of this, Jesus continues to warn his disciples about coming persecution. He encourages them not to fear, urging them to stay strong in their faith. In this passage, Jesus warns them that he would be...