Daily Archives: March 24, 2013

tithing the tithe

Nehemiah 10 The people swear an oath of loyalty to the covenant, agreeing to do what the law requires.  Among the requirements of this commitment was to give a tithe, and a tithe of the tithe went to the chambers … Continue reading

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silencing the noise

Psalm 83 The noise is deafening. It is the noise of a people clamoring to destroy God’s people.  The psalmist asks the LORD to silence them, to make them perish instead.  There are only two eternal destinies: eternal life through … Continue reading

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true confessions

Nehemiah 9 This long confession gives readers insight into what God wants of us when we come to him.  Often our confessions seem empty and selfish.  We know more about our failures and needs than God’s desires.  After hearing God’s … Continue reading

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