Deuteronomy

God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit

By |May 18th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Deuteronomy, Ephesians, Genesis, Series: Nature of God|Tags: |

The three-in-one or trinitarian nature of God is perhaps one of the most difficult concepts to grasp when we contemplate the nature of God. But when we begin to understand this very foundational facet of His nature, we also gain insights into our relationship with Him and with one other. I have found that the trinitarian nature of God explains the why of many things. What do we mean by the Trinity? Sometimes people seem [...]

Maundy Thursday: A New Commandment

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: 1 John, Deuteronomy, John, Leviticus, Matthew, Sermons|Tags: , , |

On the night He was betrayed, Jesus knew He had but a few hours before He would be handed over to the authorities. So, He gathered His beloved disciples around Him and shared with them those things which pressed most urgently on His heart. He began by washing their feet. We know that washing of the feet was a common practice. After all, the people wore sandals, if any shoes at all. And although major [...]

A Humble Heart

By |November 29th, 2011|Categories: 1 Peter, 2 Chronicles, Articles, Deuteronomy, Isaiah, Matthew, Philippians|Tags: , |

…if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2 Chr. 7:14 The Lord God Himself spoke these words to King Solomon after the dedication of the first temple in Jerusalem. The promise was given to the people of Israel, but it applies equally to us [...]

Head, Heart and Hands – Part 2

By |January 19th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Deuteronomy|Tags: , , , |

In part one, I wrote to you about loving the Lord our God with all our heart, all our soul, and all our might (Deut. 6:5) and how we might use Dennis Hollinger’s paradigm of Head, Heart & Hands to help us understand what it means to live out that love in our everyday life. In this part, I want you to consider how to recognize expression of faith through your head, heart and hands [...]

Head, Heart and Hands – Part 1

By |December 22nd, 2009|Categories: Articles, Deuteronomy|Tags: , , , |

“Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.” Deut. 6:4-5 This is the Shema, the most important verse of Scripture in Jewish worship. It is also the passage Jesus referred to as the greatest commandment in the Law. (Mark 12:29-30; Matt. 22:37; Luke 10:27) If this is the greatest commandment–the [...]