Micah 4-5; Philemon; Ecclesiastes 10 Recently, my son Judah shared something intriguing with me. He was watching a YouTube video that delved into the book of Philemon, a book I hadn’t deeply considered before. The YouTuber spent 22 minutes exploring the story of Onesimus, and how Paul’s advocacy on his behalf mirrors how Christ advocates […]

April 19, 2024

Beyond Redemption: Unlocking the Transformative Power of Forgiveness in Philemon

Ezekiel 47-48; Hebrews 10; Ecclesiastes 6 Hebrews 10:10By God’s will, we have been purified and made holy once and for all through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus, the Messiah! Let’s start with the Good News! In fact, read it again… Hebrews 10:10By God’s will, we have been purified and made holy once and […]

April 15, 2024

Embracing the Finished Work: Discover the Fullness of Salvation

Ezekiel 45-46; Hebrews 9; Ecclesiastes 5 I’m coming back to the wonder of the Gospel! And I’m consumed with it. Consumed with the invitation we have to come in close, face to face with the One who loves us best and most. Do you ever go through seasons where you just feel dull? It’s like […]

April 13, 2024

Unlocking the Joy of the Gospel: A Journey Towards Spiritual Liberation

Guest Devotional Post- Katherine Brey Ezekiel 9-10, 2 Corinthians 10, Proverbs 18 You may have heard the saying, “No one likes a know-it-all.” In other words, people who believe there is no room for growth or gaining further knowledge are people who have never read Proverbs 18- v. 15 The heart of the discerning acquires […]

March 23, 2024

Discernment in the Modern Age: Unmasking the Allure of Celebrity Pastors

1 Kings 11-12; Romans 8; Psalm 134 How many believers find themselves still ensnared by the power of sin? How many live burdened under the yoke of condemnation? I know many. Undoubtedly, you do too. Let’s be honest: there are times when we all lose sight of the Truth. The Gospel, in its full splendor, […]

February 13, 2024

Breaking Free from Sin’s Grip: The Ultimate Guide to Living in Victory

1 Kings 9-10; Romans 7; Psalm 133 I’ve been thinking about the struggle. The real struggle to get free from wrong mindsets, from our brokenness, from the patterned pain of relationships. And this is good. It tends to be where I land most of the time. But considering the moment we are in, and what […]

February 12, 2024

Breaking the Chains: Confronting Personal Sin for True Spiritual Revival

Leviticus 16-17; Matthew 27; Psalm 123 I don’t have much to say. In fact, rather than commentary, maybe we would all be better served to stop and look at this. I mean really. To stop and look at this. Matthew 27 50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his […]

January 31, 2024

At the Crossroads of Sacrifice: Unraveling the Power of Jesus’ Final Cry

Genesis 43

9 I myself will guarantee his safety; you can hold me personally responsible for him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him here before you, I will bear the blame before you all my life. 

Jesus is the author and perfecter of our faith (Hebrews 12:2), and like all good authors, He foreshadows His purposes and the means through which they unfold. Jesus, our Messiah, is destined to come from the line of Judah, whose account is recorded in the book of Genesis.

Looking back, we witness in Judah the beginnings of this glorious storyline. Faced with certain death and encroaching famine, the sons of Israel devise a survival plan. It involves embarking on a perilous journey to Egypt to purchase grain. To complicate matters further, they must bring along their youngest brother, Benjamin, who is deeply cherished by their father, Israel. This decision carries great risk.

June 27, 2023

Unveiling God’s Story of Reconciliation: The Prophetic Journey of Judah and the Unparalleled Love of Jesus