Proverbs 31: Open Your Mouth & Defend The Unfortunate

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 42: Thursday Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate. Open your mouth, judge righteously, And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy. Proverbs 31:8–9 Thursday’s Bible reading is Proverbs 31. Derek Kidner divides this last chapter of Proverbs into two sections: […]

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Proverbs 28: Leaders & Justice

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 40: Thursday “When the righteous triumph, there is great glory, But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.” Proverbs 28:12 Thursday’s Bible reading of Proverbs 28 is a continuation of the “Further Proverbs of Solomon (Hezekiah’s Collection), (cf. Proverbs 25:1).”1 This chapter has several proverbs on leaders and […]

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Proverbs 23–24: Appearance & Reality

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 37: Thursday “Do not eat the bread of selfish man, Or desire his delicacies; For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, “Eat and drink!” But his heart is not with you. You will vomit up the morsel you have eaten, And waste […]

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Journey Through The Storm

In August of 2008 a long and difficult church experience finally came to a close for us. Our children were growing into their young adult years, and I anticipated time to rest and recover from the stress we had endured. Then in September of 2008 the economy crashed, and the bottom began to fall out […]

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Logbook

Journey Through The Storm is a new page I published today in the heading as a child page under Anchor of Hope. It’s a collection of posts that serve as a logbook of my journey through my storm of the last few years. I added commentary between the posts to provide background on their writing. […]

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2 Timothy 1–2: The Standard & The Treasure

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 35: Sunday “Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus. Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you.” 2 Timothy 1:13–14 Sunday’s Bible reading is 2 […]

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Creation & Women

The role and nature of women has now been in continual debate for an entire generation. I wrote about the consequent calamity and my personal experience of this crisis in my first post on 1 Timothy 2:9–15. In this post I want to look at who God created us to be as women. Paul’s commands […]

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1 Timothy 2:9–15: Creation, the Fall, & Women

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 33: Sunday “Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments, but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness. “A woman must quietly receive […]

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Proverbs 17–18: Death & Life in the Power of the Tongue

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 33: Thursday “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 Thursday’s Bible reading is Proverbs 17–18. These chapters are in the third section of Proverbs: “The first book of Solomon.”1 Speech continues to be a […]

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Leviticus 25–27: Jubilee & God’s Covenant

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 32: Monday “You shall thus consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim a release through the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you, and each of you shall return to his own property, and each of you shall return to his family.” Leviticus 25:10 […]

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Proverbs 13: Listen & Be Wise

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 30: Thursday “He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm. ” Proverbs 13:20 Thursday’s Bible reading is Proverbs 13. This chapter is in the third section of Proverbs: “The first book of Solomon.”1 As you read through these chapters […]

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Leviticus 19–21: Holy & Set Apart

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 30: Monday “Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.’” Leviticus 19:1–2 Monday’s Bible reading is Leviticus 19–21. This continues the section of […]

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Colossians 3–4: Christ Is All & In All

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 29: Sunday “Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. For you have died and your life […]

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