Dishonoring God’s Sacrifice (Malachi 1:6-14)

  In this section of Malachi, we read about the priests who dishonored God by permitting the offering of polluted (sick or lame) animals as sacrifices in the Temple. In the Law of Moses, the Lord made clear that animal sacrifices were required to be of a “male without blemish” (Lev 1:3). The Lord rebukedContinue reading “Dishonoring God’s Sacrifice (Malachi 1:6-14)”

Advent: Love (John 3:16)

Turn on the radio at any time of day and you will undoubtedly hear songs about love. The problem, however, is that the “love” they sing about is actually lust. It is selfish music. It is music that has devolved into an obsession about how someone looks and about how someone makes you feel. ItContinue reading “Advent: Love (John 3:16)”

I Surrender All (Genesis 22)

One of the most convicting songs we sing is “I Surrender All”. Consider the first verse: “All to Jesus I surrender, All to Him I freely give; I will ever love and trust Him, In His presence daily live.” The line that is, personally, the most convicting is “all to Him I freely give”. WhenContinue reading “I Surrender All (Genesis 22)”