Number 21:4-9. The judgment in the wilderness reminds us that our sin is worse than we think, yet God alone provides us the way to life.
Daniel 6. This chapter shows us the way things really work, how Christians are to respond, how God saves, and how it will all end.
Acts 5:29. Peter and John’s response to the command to stop preaching helps believers today understand how they are to obey the Lord God.
Daniel 5. King Belshazzar’s fall reminds Christians of their responsibility to trust in the word of the Lord regardless of whether or not it seems to be coming true.
1 Corinthians 1:26-29 – God chooses the foolish things of the world to shame the “wise.” He saves sinners to the glory of His own name.
Daniel 4 – Nebuchadnezzar is a great king, but there is a greater king – as Nebuchadnezzar painfully finds out. The question is: will you submit to this greater king?
Revelation 6:9. John’s vision of the saints under the altar shows Christians today how they are to respond to opposition to the gospel.
Daniel 3 – Nebuchadnezzar’s golden image reminds Christians today of the pressure to bow before worldly idolatry, their responsibility to stand firm, and God’s mighty power to save.
Romans 13:1. Paul’s letter to the Romans gives Christians today instructions on how to understand and respond to civil government.
Daniel 2. A pagan king’s strange dream gives the prophet Daniel an opportunity to share the truth of the Lord’s sovereignty over all the earth.
Titus 1:9 – Paul tasks Titus with seeing that elders are appointed in the churches across Crete. From Paul’s instructions, we learn God’s pattern for leadership in His church.
Malachi – Andrew helpfully reflects on the love of God. A topic that both encourages God’s people and spurs them on to live for Him.
Romans 14:22-23. Paul’s instructions on handling differing opinions among believers remind us to be gracious and biblical.
Daniel 1 – The beginning of Daniel’s story reminds us that the Lord is the one truly in charge, regardless of what we see around us, and our loyalties are to lie completely with him.
Judges 1 gives Christians today motivations to make Godly resolutions for becoming more like Christ in the coming year. God has given his people the ability to carry out what he desires for them.
Matthew 2:1-12. Matthew’s account of the response of Herod and the Magi to the birth of Jesus give us important lessons on our response to Jesus.
Luke 2:1-20 – In this most famous of Christmas accounts, we learn that this baby Jesus is both special and humble.
Romans 11:33-36 – God is great, and no exclamation can capture his greatness.
Luke 1:26-38 – Luke reminds us of the truth behind the first Christmas story.
Isaiah 9:1-7 – Isaiah shows the light and joy that come from the fulfillment of the promise of the Messiah’s coming.