Jonah What if God is Right

Jonah is one of my favorite books because it displays God’s will being fulfilled regardless of human desire. When I was younger, I thought that the fish swallowed Jonah because he was afraid to go where God was calling him. So in my mind, I believed I would get in trouble with God (or be […]

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Week 31 Reading Questions Obadiah-Zechariah 4

Whole Story Questions: Ezekiel 43: When the glory of God appears in the scriptures, people most often respond by worshipping with their face in the dust. Why don’t we have that same sense of awe today? How can you show that kind of respect? Daniel 1: Daniel was shown favor by God. Everybody wants to […]

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Daniel 10-12 A Peek Behind the Curtain

Daniel 10 through 12 gives us perspective on something much bigger than anything we can imagine. This is a peek into the future and a peek at the unseen spirit world. The Bible tells the redemptive story of God and man and these chapters pull back a veil and allow us to see that something […]

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Hosea The Tragic Story of Loyalty and Betrayal

The story of Hosea is heart-breaking. God illustrates His love for the nation Israel through the story of Hosea and Gomer. Hosea loves Gomer but she just cannot stay loyal to him and she just stomps on Hosea’s heart over and over. Hosea stays loyal and sacrifices for her. It is the picture of God […]

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Week 29 Reading Questions Ezekiel 34-Daniel 9

Whole Story Questions: 1.) Jeremiah 33:9 indicates that we have the ability to bring God renown, joy, praise and honor. How does that make you feel? Take a moment now and ask God to show you something about yourself that brings Him joy. 2.) In Lamentations 1 we see that Jerusalem has finally hit rock […]

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Ezekiel 37 Life Giving Breaths

Striving, working, doing, struggling, duty, and obligation, all words to describe the dry spiritual life of the religious soul.  When my soul gets parched I know I am turning my relationship with Jesus into a duty rather than a life-giving journey. In Ezekiel 37 we get a word picture of the weary person who has […]

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