Holy Name

Aaron’s Blessing for the People (Numbers 6:22–27)
Bible Commentary

One of the chief roles of the Levites is invoking God’s blessing. God ordains these words for the priestly...

Authority (Psalm 8)
Bible Commentary

Psalm 8 is an exception in Book 1, as it does not pertain specifically to David. Its concern is with all human...

Real, Basic Stewardship
Daily Reflection

You gave them charge of everything you made, putting all things under their authority.Psalm 8:4At this time of year,...

Understanding Life in Christ (Galatians 1:6–4:31)
Bible Commentary

Paul begins by identifying the problem among the Galatians. They “are turning to a different gospel” (Gal. 1:6)....

God at Work (Luke 1, 2, and 4)
Bible Commentary

Luke’s Gospel begins in a workplace.

Christmas Scriptures: Looking for God at Work: Matthew 2 and Luke 2 Sermon Notes
Sermon Notes

Overview:Advent is a time of spiritual preparation, anticipation, looking for God’s coming into our experience as...

O Come, All Ye Faithful
Daily Reflection

The focal prayer of Advent is: "Come, Lord!" Remembering the yearning of Israel, we prepare to celebrate the first...