“Numbers teaches us that when God is with his people, the only thing they need to fear is their own sin.” This summary by pastor C. W. Faulkner is helpful. And the more I dig into the text of Numbers, the clearer this truth becomes.
Biblical scholars universally recognise Psalm 112 as the second of a pair, with the previous psalm being the first. Both psalms open with “Praise the LORD!” (v. 1). Both are written in Hebrew acrostic, with each line beginning with the subsequent letter of the Hebrew
Have you ever been caught off guard by a visitor to your house? Perhaps it’s 4:00 PM and you’re already (or still!) in your pyjamas when suddenly your gate intercom rings and you look out the window to see a church member standing at your
The Proclaimers famously sang that they would walk five hundred miles, and possibly five hundred more, just for the accolade of being “the man who walked a thousand miles to fall down at your door.” But would they walk 13,910 miles? Late last year, a