September 1st, 2023

Read: 2 Chronicles 20:18-19 Jehoshaphat bowed down with his face to the ground, and all the people of Judah and Jerusalem fell down in worship before the Lord. Then some Levites from the Kohathites and Korahites stood up and praised the Lord, the God of Israel, with a very loud voice. Jehoshaphat’s act of bowing […]

August 31st, 2023

Read: 2 Chronicles 20:5-12 Then Jehoshaphat stood up in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem at the temple of the Lord in the front of the new courtyard and said: “Lord, the God of our ancestors, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power […]

August 30th, 2023

Read:  2 Chronicles 20:14-17 Then the Spirit of the Lord came on Jahaziel son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite and descendant of Asaph, as he stood in the assembly. He said: “Listen, King Jehoshaphat and all who live in Judah and Jerusalem! This is […]

August 29th, 2023

Read: 2 Chronicles 20:20-22 Early in the morning they left for the Desert of Tekoa. As they set out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Listen to me, Judah and people of Jerusalem! Have faith in the Lord your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful.” After consulting […]

August 28th, 2023

Read: 2 Chronicles 20:1-4 After this, the Moabites and Ammonites with some of the Meunites came to wage war against Jehoshaphat. Some people came and told Jehoshaphat, “A vast army is coming against you from Edom, from the other side of the Dead Sea. It is already in Hazezon Tamar” (that is, En Gedi). Alarmed, […]

August 27th, 2023

Bible verses to learn and to live by: Let us think of ways to motivate one another through acts of love and good works. Hebrew 10:24 We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord. Romans 15:2 Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you […]

August 26th, 2023

Everyone needs a Barnabas in their life! In Barnabas, we see an excellent example of a Christian, someone purposefully living for Christ. Barnabas was an advocate for Saul, serving as a liaison between Saul and the disciples fostering acceptance and inclusion. He lived up to his name being an encouragement to Saul. Barnabas believed in […]

August 25th, 2023

When looking back at the journey of Barnabas and Paul we notice that Paul is the writer and the speaker. Although we do not hear of Barnabas addressing the crowds or performing miracles, his presence surely is known. He is not in the spotlight, but he is not in the dark about what’s going on […]

August 24th, 2023

Read Acts 15:36-41 Paul and Barnabas go their separate ways. By parting ways, both Paul and Barnabas seem to be acting in accordance with their own spiritual gifts and calling. What great examples of faith and willingness to trust in God with His greater plan! We continue to be encouraged in seeing the two carrying […]

August 23rd, 2023

In Acts 11:24-26 we learn that “Barnabas was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.” You can read more about Barnabas and Paul’s continued service in Acts 13-15. Here is an overview: For a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with […]