Anger to Evil

Today’s reading: Acts 23:12-35; Psalm 4:4; Proverbs 29:11; Proverbs 22:24 The mainline Jews are angry with Paul. They are unwilling to accept the fact that he is taking the message of God’s love and salvation to the Gentiles. But instead of keeping their...

Embrace It

Today’s reading: Psalm 119:73-80 (Yodh) Today as I read Psalm 119:73-80, verse 79 and the message it delivers moved my heart powerfully. “Let those who fear you turn to me, that they may know your testimonies.” Part of being a follower of Christ, is...

Good Problem

Today’s reading: Psalm 119:65-72 (Teth) Have you ever noticed how hard times seem to draw us (or drive us depending on our heart and attitude) closer to God and His Word? That’s certainly been my experience. So when I read verses 67 and 71, my thinking...

Unfazed with God

Today’s reading: Acts 22:30-23:11 After spending the night bound in chains, the Roman tribune brings Paul before the Jewish high priests and council for examination. As we’ve come to expect from Paul, his undoubtedly unpleasant and uncomfortable night in...

Not Moved

Today’s reading: Acts 21:37-22:29; Psalm 121:2-3 After being beaten by a Jewish mob and then pulled from the mob by the Romans, you might expect Paul to be relieved about his arrest and the opportunity to get away from his attackers. But that mindset...