Deuteronomy 32: Learning from the Past

Deuteronomy 32: Learning from the Past

We must continually choose gratitude, recognizing our dependence on God. Otherwise, our obedience is ephemeral—it will not last. Choosing Obedience Psalm 106:12–13, which focuses on Israel’s rebellion and God’s faithfulness, illustrates the ephemeral nature of...
Deuteronomy 32: Learning from the Past

Deuteronomy 8: Our Daily Bread

Embedded in human nature is a tendency to forget, and nothing seems to disappear quicker than gratitude. As a result, Moses warned the Israelites to remember the commandments he put before them. He wanted them to flourish—the commandments were not meant to be onerous...
Identity Affirmations 4

Identity Affirmations 4

In times of cultural chaos, it is essential to live by faith instead of fear. Yes, it is important to walk in wisdom and prudence as well, but fear seeks to define us. We combat this anxious identity by reminding ourselves and others of the biblical narrative. Part of...
Identity Affirmations 3

Identity Affirmations 3

Do you feel like a new creature in Christ? Many of us struggle at times to sense the difference between our old life in sin and our new life in Christ. After all, we do things that we do not want to do. We fall back into old sinful habits and lose sight of who we are....
Identity Affirmations 2

Identity Affirmations 2

The world seeks to infiltrate our minds. It will tell us over and over again that we are worth nothing, that we are not as good as the person next to us. Even as believers in Christ, we often buy into these ideas. However, they are lies. The world wants us to have a...