Month: October 2019

Strength For The Weak

Time is too short for me to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah,  David, Samuel, and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions, quenched the raging of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength … Continue reading Strength For The Weak

Who Is Afraid of Whom?

By faith Rahab the prostitute received the spies in peace and didn’t perish with those who disobeyed. Hebrews 11:30 The story of Rahab is far bigger than her hiding two spies on her roof.  If I remember her only for this, it’s hard to fathom … Continue reading Who Is Afraid of Whom?

Looking Like A Fool

By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after being encircled by the Israelites for seven days. Hebrews 11:30 Looking foolish appears to be a theme within the narrative of scripture.  A great man like Naaman was commanded to dip into the dirty Jordan seven … Continue reading Looking Like A Fool

My Walk Out Of Egypt

By faith they crossed the Red Sea as though they were on dry land. When the Egyptians attempted to do this, they were drowned.  Hebrews 11:29 The children of Israel walked between the walls of water until they reached the safety of the other side.  … Continue reading My Walk Out Of Egypt

Careful With Every Detail

Through faith he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.  Hebrews 11:28 When God chooses a leader, He chooses him with great care.  Moses’ response to God’s instructions about the first Passover would mean the … Continue reading Careful With Every Detail

What Happens In Your Invisible?

By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible.  Hebrews 11:27 What happened in Moses’ invisible world took him far.  He left his adopted family, forfeited his place in the line … Continue reading What Happens In Your Invisible?

Who In The World Does This?

By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. Hebrews 11:24-25 I’ve heard more than a few stories of … Continue reading Who In The World Does This?