STRENGTH FOR THE JOURNEY ALL OF GRACE

EPHESIANS 2:1–10 God dealt in judgment at Babel when He scattered the people and confused their language, but God dealt in mercy and grace as He called Abraham. Abraham did not receive God’s call because he merited God’s esteem. Rather, in God’s foreknowledge He knew Abraham and chose him for...

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OBEYING GOD’S CALL

Abraham was chosen, or elected, on the basis of the sovereignty of God. He had no Bible, so he was not able to receive his call through God’s written Word. God sought a man, and on the basis of His sovereign will and purpose, He chose Abraham. As to calling...

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FAITH WALK GOOD TO GO

Malachi 1—4, Revelation 22 • Key Verse: Revelation 22:20 Jesus often told His disciples that He would one day leave them. But He also told them He would return for them: “I am going away and coming back to you” (John 14:28). One day, as promised, He left. He ascended...

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FAITH WALK THE REFINER’S FIRE

Zechariah 13-14, Revelation 21 • Key Verse: Zechariah 13:9 The process of refining metals is used in the Bible as a metaphor of spiritual purification. In a sense, if you have something made of pure gold or pure silver, it is made of the leftovers. Refining is a process by...

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