As 2016 comes to a close I have done quite a bit of reflection on the year. I have thought about what I am grateful for, my successes, areas of my life that I need to improve on to be where I want them to be, and goals I’ve reached this year as well as … Continue reading Consistently Mediocre
Exodus 12:13 "But the blood on your houses will be a sign for your protection. When I see the blood, I will pass over you, says the Lord, Nothing will touch or destroy you.... When the Lord looks at His people, He sees the blood of His Son....a thick mercy covering of protection. When Satan looks … Continue reading The Scarlet Line
Has your mind ever been plagued by the knowledge that things needed to change in your life? You wanted breakthrough in some area of your life but it just wasn’t coming? You’ve searched for answers, but it’s going to take something monumental to bring the long-desired reversal to the road you have been traveling. I … Continue reading Sweeping Change
I imagine she was the woman other women whispered about. The woman no man wanted except for a secret rendezvous on the bed of a dark room. Known for her inconspicuous service and convenient location, Rahab continually justified meeting the needs of multiple men. After all, she was available and it paid the bills. That’s … Continue reading Need a Lifeline?
By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. Hebrews 13:11 As believers we know when God is involved in the details things do not happen by chance. There are no accidents with God. I remember someone saying to me “There are no coincidences, only God-incidences.” … Continue reading The Power of Faith
James 2:25, 26 The same with Rahab, the Jericho harlot. Wasn’t her action in hiding God’s spies and helping them escape—that seamless unity of believing and doing—what counted with God? The very moment you separate body and spirit, you end up with a corpse. Separate faith and works and you get the same thing: a … Continue reading Rahab. The Harlot.
The spies found lodging in a brothal with a prostitute named Rahab and this woman-of-the-evening became an ancestor of Jesus. This is the most incredible story of a prostitute. Moses dies and Joshua takes the lead. It's time to cross the Jordan River and enter the Promised Land (named so because God had "Promised" Abraham, … Continue reading Nothing Too Dirty