God of the Details (Deuteronomy 23)

Deuteronomy 23:14 For the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee. God is interested in all the details of our life. We […]

Little by Little (Deuteronomy 7)

Deuteronomy 7:22 And the Lord thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee. God chose the nation of Israel to drive out and destroy the wicked Canaanites. For four hundred years, God waited for […]

Overwhelmed to Hear from God (Deuteronomy 5)

Deuteronomy 5:26 For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived? I don’t know what it was like for the nation of Israel to hear God’s voice, but it must have been an awesome experience! […]

Real Living (Deuteronomy 4)

Deuteronomy 4:1 Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you. Moses commands Israel to listen to God’s laws and God’s Word, so that they […]

Success Is Helping Others Succeed (Deuteronomy 3)

Deuteronomy 3:28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see. Moses found it very difficult to not be allowed by God to go into the land. Most of his time leading Israel was dedicated […]

Wasted Potential (Deuteronomy 2)

Deuteronomy 2:14 And the space in which we came from Kadesh-barnea, until we were come over the brook Zered, was thirty and eight years; until all the generation of the men of war were wasted out from among the host, as the Lord sware unto them. Israel’s rebellion against God led to their men of war […]

Northwest Baptist Church Building Update

It has been some time since I have given an update on the building for Northwest Baptist Church in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The reason is that, though we were looking nearly every week for suitable buildings, we had found none. Today we have some exciting news! Just in the past few days we have entered […]

A Flashback of Unbelief (Numbers 32)

Numbers 32:14 And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers’ stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the Lord toward Israel. The nation of Israel is on the verge of entering the Promised Land. They have been through a lot. Their journey has been made more difficult and painful […]