Perhaps one of the most intriguing Bible descriptions is the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. Not only is it filled with gripping detail, but concrete geographical descriptions. It is by far one of the most contented Bible stories, ranking among Creation and the Flood in Genesis, the book of Daniel, and the Book of Revelation. Most skeptics like to incite that there are flaws in not only the translation of the Bible, but accounts told therein. For my quiet hour, I have been thoroughly reading through Exodus and researching geographically the locations of the cities that the Israelites camped in in the 13th century. Many of these places are known by different names now but still does not take...
With the Lending a Hand campaign underway and gears in motion, it's important to discuss the lifelong companion: sin. It is the infallible misery in every day lives and the one thing that keeps the focus off of the self and onto God. There is an option that is faced daily: be a slave to righteousness or sin.
The fundamental principle to knowing who we are lies in knowing who God is first. Jesus is the cornerstone of all creation and so should be for our lives. Most of the jaded conception in the mind of who we are lies in the twisted agenda that has been pushed about Jesus.
The first thing that should have been noted while reading this was the way that God shows how to pursue holiness. Interestingly, He shows it by showing what not to do. Romans 12 reflects this by showing how to renew the mind and not to be transformed to this world. Psalm 1 shows how to accomplish this.