Managing Distractions During Worship

What are some of the strategies for overcoming distractions while we are worshiping God? Worship demands our involvement. Worship that pleases God is not only based on truth, but must engage the heart, mind, and spirit of the worshiper (John 4:23-34). Warren Wiersbe was right when he wrote, “Worship is the believer’s response with all […]

The Babylonian Exile #2

Assyria, like a great river, swept southward into Judah, having overwhelmed Syria and the ten northern tribes. Earlier, Hezekiah, Judah’s king, had revolted against Assyria’s rule and now the nation was feeling the fury of Assyria. Isaiah had prophesied of this advance into Judah saying, “… and it shall sweep onward into Judah it shall […]

Upside Down

In a condemning manner, Paul and those with him were accused of turning “the world upside down” (Acts 17:6). Indeed, the truth being taught by Paul and his fellow laborers were turning false religion on its head. It was turning people away from the power of Satan to God. This did not sit well with […]