Affected by God’s Word

In today’s Bible reading* we see that God’s people were affected by God’s Word. When the book of Moses is read, the people learn that the Ammonites and Moabites were prohibited from entering the assembly of God (Deuteronomy 23:3) because of how they treated God’s people as they migrated into the Promised Land from Egypt….

A Biblical Case Against Pacifism

Many people believe that Christians should never take up arms, even in self-defense. But today’s Bible reading* gives a Biblical case against pacifism. When Nehemiah sees that his enemies are threatening to attack his builders, he prayed for God’s protection. But not only did he pray for God’s intervention, he also placed a watchman on…

Engaging in Spiritual Warfare

Today’s Bible reading* gives us a peek into the issue of Spiritual Warfare. Daniel prayed and waited for an answer, trusting that God was hearing his prayers and would answer. He said to me, “Daniel, you are a man treasured by God. Understand the words that I’m saying to you. Stand on your feet, for…