The book of Exodus is one of those books that we learn about in Sunday school when we learn all about Moses, his time in the desert, leading the children of Israel out of captivity, and the parting of the Red Sea. This is many times the extent of our understanding of the book, but what if there was to the book than that? Many years ago I sat down to study Exodus in a way to find uncommon lessons. These lessons were written in a journal and have been stored on the shelf. Today I share with you some of those lessons. Here are 13 uncommon lessons from the book of Exodus.
The immensity of the canyon surrounds you. You look at the walls of rock and stone, and bask in the glorious light of the Son as it floods the canyon. Which way do you go? How do you know the right way? As we continue the series of Christ in the canyon, and exploring Christ in nature, today we will look at the Path.
As you walk through the canyon you can’t help but take in the surroundings. The canyon’s immensity and beauty that surround you are only realized because of the light. In the third part of this series on Christ in the canyon, we unravel Christ as the light.
Christ is everywhere. We can see Him in all things, if only we will look. This creation is a shadow of His very being. Last week we began this series and explored Christ in the Canyon and Christ as the canyon itself. This week let’s look at Christ in the canyon as the rock.
Christ is everywhere. We can see Him in all things, if only we will look. We all know that the Grand Canyon is the largest canyon in the United States. It’s little brother, Palo Duro Canyon, is right in my “backyard.” My wife and I have been visiting it quite often recently, and as I’ve looked around I see Christ everywhere. This series will be my attempt to illuminate Christ throughout the canyon for you.
Bricks and mortar can build a house but what makes it a home? We often envision a house as a place for a family, and we make it our own through paint and pictures. God is also building a house, and he is preparing a home in which the blueprint has been drawn up since before the foundations of the world.
The Bible is God’s written word to mankind. It reveals his character, his desires, and ultimately points to Christ in every book. In recent years scripture is losing its authority in the life of Christians and that poses a huge problem to Christianity in general. Here are the five greatest threats to the authority of scripture.
I recommend anyone wanting to begin studying theology, which I recommend every believer should study theology, this is a great book to get you started. Don’t let the size of the book discourage you. It is a think book because he covers many different topics, but the material is easily digestible.
In recent years it seems as though fewer and fewer Christians are studying theology. It is often thought of as the work of pastors and professors. The truth is though every follower of Christ should be studying theology for five very important reasons.
I have often heard it said that people should act in or step out in “blind faith.” Is this really an option for Christians? Should Christians have blind faith?