God Thought 2/2/23
by Nathan Finsel on February 2nd, 2023
Sadly, We are certain of the painful reality of death because of our experience of this world. But We can also be certain of the joyful reality of resurrection because of our experience of Jesus Christ.
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 8
by Nathan Finsel on January 25th, 2023
The Book of Psalms is a compilation of prayer, praise, lamentation, and instruction from God to us. In Psalm 82, God calls for a justice that upholds the basic human rights to which all people are entitled: freedom, safety, dignity, health, equality and love.
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 7
by Nathan Finsel on January 24th, 2023
Job was living the good life and unexpectedly suffered the loss of his livestock and servants, and endured the devastation of the death of his children. He was suffering in his mind, body, and spirit.
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 6
by Nathan Finsel on January 23rd, 2023
In the Gospel of Matthew, we are reminded that we cannot separate our love for God from our love for others.
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 5
by Nathan Finsel on January 22nd, 2023
The lament of the psalmist originates in the exile of Judah in Babylon, however, the pain of exile is one that reverberates across time and culture.
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 4
by Nathan Finsel on January 21st, 2023
“Look, the tears of the oppressed.” One can imagine that the writer has witnessed atrocities like this before with sickening regularity.
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 3
by Nathan Finsel on January 20th, 2023
We – not me. The prophet warns the people what faithfulness to God’s covenant means: “…and what does the Lord require of you?
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 2
by Nathan Finsel on January 19th, 2023
From the beginning the Book of Proverbs sets out to provide wisdom and instruction in “wise dealing, righteousness, justice, and equity” (1:2).
Prayer for Christian Unity Day 1
by Nathan Finsel on January 18th, 2023
According to Isaiah, God wants Judah not only to practice justice but to embrace the principle of always doing the right thing.
God Thought 1/11/23
by Nathan Finsel on January 11th, 2023
Here’s the thing about God’s love: it’s not earned; it’s freely given.
God Thought 1/4/23
by Nathan Finsel on January 4th, 2023
Paul essentially says that GOD is the one who is at work within us, giving us the desire to please Him and the power to actually live the way He calls us to. So, while it’s true that we cannot “work out our salvation with fear and trembling” in our own strength, it’s also so powerfully true that by surrendering to the work of God within and through us, we’ll live the way we’ve been called to...
God Thought 12/21/22
by Nathan Finsel on December 21st, 2022
How can you act like shepherds, telling everyone about Jesus, particularly during this time of year?