Two Philosophies of Life and a Warning: Your Heart is Deceitful (Jeremiah 17)

Two Philosophies of Life and a Warning: Your Heart is Deceitful (Jeremiah 17)

Scripture reading – Jeremiah 17; Jeremiah 18 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, or French.  This is the first of two Bible studies for today. The first is taken from Jeremiah 17...
“The State of the Union” of a Dying Nation (Amos 4-6) – Sunday Sermon, March 10, 2024

“The State of the Union” of a Dying Nation (Amos 4-6) – Sunday Sermon, March 10, 2024

The attached Sermon continues Pastor Smith’s chronological series, “Logos: A Journey of Faith, Hope, and Love.” The message is taken from the Book of Amos and contrasts the cultural implosion of ancient Israel with the United States in the 21st...
Warning: “When the Wicked Beareth Rule, the People Mourn.” (2 Chronicles 23)

Warning: “When the Wicked Beareth Rule, the People Mourn.” (2 Chronicles 23)

Scripture reading – 2 Chronicles 23 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. The drama in today’s Scripture reading is rich and vivid. Keeping all the names in order is a challenge, even for some who have been immersed in the Scriptures for...
“The Hand that Rocks the Cradle” (Proverbs 31)

“The Hand that Rocks the Cradle” (Proverbs 31)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 31, 1 Kings 12 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. The “virtuous woman” is the subject of Proverbs 31, perhaps the most beloved of all the Proverbs because it addresses the most central figure in life apart...
Few Things Are as Nauseating as One Who Praises Himself. (Proverbs 27)

Few Things Are as Nauseating as One Who Praises Himself. (Proverbs 27)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 27 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Our brief study of Proverbs continues with chapter 27. Though the chapter is filled with golden nuggets of “uncommon common sense,” the focus of today’s devotional will be...
Is There a “Karen” Haunting Your Life? (Proverbs 26)

Is There a “Karen” Haunting Your Life? (Proverbs 26)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 25; Proverbs 26 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  This is the second of two Bible studies for today. The first devotion was taken from Proverbs 25:6-7. This second one is from Proverbs 26 and will consider one...