Bible

Small group devotionals or Bible study support broken out by book of the Bible.

Genesis

Genesis 11:4 | Tower of Babel is How High?

How tall was the Tower of Babel? We will never know because God shut it down. The real question is why did God not let them build the tower as high as they wanted. The Tower of Babel was about power. And […]

Genesis

Genesis 10:1 | Table of Nations

You know those Old Testament chapters of the Bible that just need to be skipped because they are nothing but names that can’t be pronounced and have zero other useful information? Genesis Table of Nations Chapter 10 is that Chapter. I teach […]

Genesis

Genesis 7:1 | Righteousness is Rare

Noah might be one of the most famous people who has ever lived. Most know the story but why did God save Noah? The short answer is that people are evil and they forced God’s hand. Parents read stories to their children. […]

Acts

Acts 17:28 | Be Poets on a Stage

Acts 17 we find Paul in Athens challenging his audience to make a decision. I am not a person of action I am an observer soaking in everything I see. I will sit on the outside looking in analyzing and understanding all […]

James

James 3:5 | How we Burn up our Life

They are just words I did not mean anything by it. Words are just that words. No actions have taken place and talk is just talk. The Bible however disagrees and claims that your entire life can be set on fire just […]

Genesis

Genesis 6:3 | Can Satan Thwart God’s Plans?

God knows everything. There is nothing new for Him to learn. That idea is not really comprehensible for me because I spend every day learning something new and the more I learn the more I realize how little I actually know. As […]

James

James 4:2 | You do not have because…

The book of James and specifically chapter 4 has some harsh words about who we really are and how it impacts our relationship with God. The wonderful part with his harsh plain-spokenness is that it is clear to the one who wants […]

Hebrews

Hebrews 12:2 | Despising the Shame

“Despising the shame” comes from a verse in Hebrews that describes the attitude of Jesus on the cross. Shame means different things to different people. Sex and nakedness might be seen as shameful to some but celebrated by others. Honor to avoid […]

Luke

Luke 2:22 | Family Life of Jesus

Jesus was once a child and he lived life in a family with its own ways. Mary and Joseph raised Jesus in a family life that Honored God. Jesus even as a child perfectly honored God and parents. The Bible communicates two […]

Hebrews

Hebrews 12:11 | Discipline is Peaceful

Obeying the rules and submitting to the authority of others is very difficult. But discipline in your life leads to peace. Many times we do not like the people who have authority. Even worse we may not respect them as individuals. For […]