Samuel: “Speak Lord, Your Servant is Listening”

Samuel was miraculously born after his mother asked God for a son. She commited him to serve God all his life and brought him to the tabernacle after he was weaned. He grew up at the tabernacle ministering before God. One night while he was lying down, God called him and began speaking to him. … Continue reading Samuel: “Speak Lord, Your Servant is Listening”

Why You Should Read the Old Testament

The Old Testament can be confusing - it has places we can't locate, names we can't pronounce, nations that are extinct, customs that are foreign, and regulations that are strange. The Old Testament can also be boring - it has laws, genealogies, boundary lists, and other dull material. On top of that, the Old Testament … Continue reading Why You Should Read the Old Testament

“Jesus”: The Lamb of God Who Takes Away the Sin of the World

Jesus is miraculously born to the virgin Mary and her husband Joseph. He is born in Bethlehem but moves to Egypt for a few years before settling in Nazareth, where He grows up and becomes a carpenter. When He is thirty years old, He is baptized by John and begins His public ministry. He picks … Continue reading “Jesus”: The Lamb of God Who Takes Away the Sin of the World

Why You Should Leave the Rapture Behind

The Left Behind series (1995 - 2007) novelizes the end of the world according to the authors' interpretation of Bible prophecy. The story begins with the secret removal of the church from the world by Jesus. This event is called the "rapture." The main characters are among those who are left behind to suffer a Tribulation … Continue reading Why You Should Leave the Rapture Behind