• God Is Wisdom

    Romans 11:33-36

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  • The Sure Judgment of God

    Hebrews 4:13

    We will understand the Bible rightly only if we remember that it is the Word of the all-powerful and all-holy God. It is vital that we approach the Scriptures with respect and awe for the One who inspired them. Proper ...Read More

  • Never Give Up

    2 Thessalonians 3:13

    Are you growing weary of doing the right thing, of laboring diligently without receiving a reward? If so, you should know that this experience is common. At such times, we need to remember Paul’s words in 2 Thessalonians 3:13 that ...Read More

  • The Moment of Decision

    Esther 4

    Matthew Henry comments on Esther’s decision to intervene: She “said not this in despair or passion, but in a holy resolution to do her duty and trust God with the issue; welcome his holy will.” We may not have to ...Read More

  • Dedicating the Wall of Jerusalem

    Nehemiah 12:27–47

    Are we known as people who rejoice in our salvation? We should be, and yet it is easy for us to take our redemption for granted, to focus on the difficulties of this life and the hardships we face. Yet, ...Read More

  • Arming the Builders

    Nehemiah 4

    Matthew Henry comments on today’s passage that “the reigning fear of God is the best antidote against the ensnaring fear of man.” Good preparations and plans are vital, but the only way not to fear our enemies is to fear ...Read More

  • Work on the Wall Begins

    Nehemiah 2:9–3:32

    God’s plan for the church is that we would be united in one faith and mission, and when this occurs we will not be tossed about by cunning and craftiness but will be a mighty army, conquering His enemies (Eph. ...Read More

  • Nehemiah Approaches Artaxerxes

    Nehemiah 2:1–8

    Scripture does not oppose trusting in God and wisely planning our steps. To plan wisely, in fact, is an act of faith, for the Lord has blessed us with godly wisdom in the Scriptures, and to learn from this wisdom ...Read More

  • The Journey to Jerusalem

    Ezra 8:24–36

    From what we read in Ezra 8, it is clear that Ezra was a man of integrity who was committed to obeying the Word of God. Such integrity should be a mark of every leader of the Lord’s people, but ...Read More

  • Opportunism and Partiality

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