FAITH WALK TOO AT EASE IN ZION

Amos 4-6, Revelation 7 • Key Verse: Amos 6:1 You’ve probably heard about the meeting that was called to deal with the problem of apathy—no one cared enough about the problem to show up! The better things appear to be, the easier it is to grow complacent. Yet there are...

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FAITH WALK GOD’S NOBODY

Amos 1-3, Revelation 6 • Key Verse: Amos 1:1 My hometown had only one building, which contained the train station, general store, gas station and post office. I used to say that it was “just five miles south of resume speed.” There’s something about coming from a small town that...

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FAITH WALK STRIKING IMAGERY

Joel 1—3, Revelation 5 • Key Verse: Revelation 5:6 Johns vision of the heavenly throne room is one of the most moving worship scenes in the Bible, one filled with rich and striking imagery that joins Old and New Testament truth in a single person, Jesus Christ. He is the...

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FAITH WALK GOOD CHOICE

Hosea 12—14, Revelation 4 • Key Verse: Hosea 14:9 We make choices every day about a multitude of things, some of which are of little or no consequence. But some of our choices are of great significance. How well we choose can set us apart from the crowd. The person...

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FAITH WALK REPENT, PART 2

Hosea 9-11, Revelation 3 • Key Verse: Revelation 3:19 About the time we start to think that repentance is only an Old Testament idea, along come verses like this one from the New Testament: “Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent’” (v. 19). There...

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FAITH WALK REPENT, PART 1

Hosea 5-8, Revelation 2 • Key Verse: Hosea 6:1 Perhaps we should make a list of the “lost words of Christianity.” It seems like some things are not talked about as much today. Worldliness, for instance, is a forgotten word, erased from usage by an overemphasis and sometimes misapplication of...

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FAITH WALK LOVED

Hosea 1-4, Revelation 1 • Key Verse: Revelation 1:5 The apostle John knew Jesus. He walked with Him, heard Him teach and joined with Him in ministry. When Jesus died on the cross, John was there and was given a special responsibility, that of caring for Mary, the mother of...

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FAITH WALK UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Daniel 11-12, Jude • Key Verse: Jude 20 What is the biggest room in your house? The room for improvement, of course! There is always room for improvement in our lives. No matter how much we may think we have arrived, there are still rough edges and missing pieces that...

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FAITH WALK CONFESSION IS GOOD FOR ….

Daniel 8-10, 3 John • Key Verses: Daniel 9:4-5 Remember this phrase—“Confession is good for the soul”? It seems like we readily agree with that statement, especially when we are trying to get someone else to confess! At the same time, it’s quite possible that the least frequently offered prayer...

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FAITH WALK HAND IN HAND

Daniel 5-7, 2 John • Key Verse: 2 John 6 If we were to define love the way it is portrayed in the media today, the result would be a definition of something not found in the Bible. Love is not the unexpected emotion that justifies a deserting of commitments...

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