According to the Pattern

The story of the Exodus was a pivotal point in Israel’s history.  Moses had led the Children of Israel out of Egyptian bondage by the power of God.  When they came to Mount Sinai, God gave Moses the instruction and the pattern to follow in building the Tabernacle and all of its furnishings.  “And see to it that you make them according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain” (Exodus 25:40 NKJV).

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Abraham and Isaac: A Foreshadow of our Father and Jesus

Abraham and Isaac: A Foreshadow of our Father and Jesus

Abraham had been called out by God to leave his relatives and move to an unknown land. God chose Abraham and made some strong and far-reaching promises to him and his descendants.  This is the promise quoted in Genesis 12:2-23 (NKJV), “I will make you a great nation; I will bless you And make your name great; And you shall be a blessing. / I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”

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Life-Changing Discipline

No, it’s not a diet plan.  It is so simple but requires some dedication–reading through the entire Bible every year.  This is something I have done for many years and one of the best things I have ever done.  The Psalmist said, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path” (Psalm 119:105 NKJV).  It takes some diligence but it has great rewards.  Here are a few reasons I do it:

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