When things are tough, it’s more than understandable that the pressure will either bring you down or challenge you to persevere more. What happens, however, when things turn massively in your favour? What if things really appear to be working out for you? Asa made a very good start to his reign as far as […]Read More The Rise and Fall of Asa: 3 – What To Do When Things Go Well
The world we grow up in is the result of decisions made by people before us. Those decisions influence behaviours that set up patterns of existence. In time these become so embedded in society that they become norms. One generation exercises it, the next generation continues it and the following generation takes it for granted. […]Read More The Rise and Fall of Asa: 2 – A Rise Based on Faith and Obedience
Listening to scripture being read has become one of my favourite things to do in life. There’s a dramatised version of the New International Version that I love listening to especially when it comes to texts with the necessary narrative. So whilst listening, I came across 2 Chronicles. I gotta say, 1 and 2 Kings […]Read More The Rise & Fall of Asa: 1 – Context
For those of you looking for a piece on Martin Luther and the last book in the Bible, this is not that kind of article. 2 Chronicles 34 outlines an impressive chapter in the life of the nation of Judah. The new king Josiah lives up to the standard of David, one of the few […]Read More When A Revelation Leads To A Reformation
There is no Psalm 151. Unlike the continuation of the book of Acts where the good news is still being shared around the globe, there isn’t the same thing with the collection of Psalms. The collection ends at 150. That’s not to say there are no other great works written and included in this collection. […]Read More A Brief Word On A Big Book
In the relatively short period of time that I have breathed the breath of life on planet earth, I have come across a number of ways and means to highlight the worth of something. Without in anyway suggesting I am at the Grandmaster level of expressing myself in the English language, I do take pleasure […]Read More Psalm 150 – Praise Him, Praise Him!
Here’s a good Psalm to pay attention to carefully. Reasons to praise God? Sure, they are there and offer strong encouragement for the readers to remember how great God is and what He does for His people. It’s all going well and then … “Two-edged swords … execute vengeance … punishments … bind with fetters […]Read More Psalm 149 – Call To Praise … And …