TRUSTING IN MAN

“When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron and said to him, “Up, make us gods who shall go before us. As for this Moses, the man who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has […]

CONSEQUENCES

“Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “The word of the Lord that you have spoken is good.” For he thought, “Why not, if there will be peace and security in my days?” ” 2 Kings 20:19 Hezekiah was sick. While laying in bed he was told by Isaiah, the prophet, that he should get his house […]

NOT ENOUGH

Steve Marquez March 16, 2015 “For you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have chariots of iron, and though they are strong.” Joshua 17:18b Everything was going well. Joshua was handing out land like candy. The children of Israel were finally getting a land of their own. The tribe belonging to one of the […]

BULLDOG

Steve Marquez March 14, 2015 Read Joshua 14:6-15 Caleb was one of only two of the original spies to survive forty five years wondering in the desert. After all that time, he never forgot about the promise of God. He was promised land, and he believed that God was going to give it to him. […]

COVETING

Steve Marquez March 13, 2015 “And Achan answered Joshua, “Truly I have sinned against the Lord God of Israel, and this is what I did: when I saw among the spoil a beautiful cloak from Shinar, and 200 shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, then I coveted them and took […]

THE SCARLET CORD

Steve Marquez March 10, 2015 Read Joshua 2:17-21 Joshua had sent out two spies into Jericho to see the strength of the city. The spies went into the house of Rahab, a prostitute, whose house was on the city wall. Why would they go into such an unclean house? Perhaps they thought they would be […]

FIERY SERPENTS

Steve Marquez February 27, 2015 “And the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, for we have spoken against the Lord and against you. Pray to the Lord, that he take away the serpents from us.” So Moses prayed for the people.” Numbers 21:7 The people had sinned. They grumbled against Moses’ and […]

HEALING IN HIS WINGS

Steve Marquez February 6, 2015 “…a woman, having a flow of blood for twelve years…” Luke 8:43 This woman had begun a discharge of blood. It was nothing to be too concerned about at first. It was normal. Then it wouldn’t stop. The blood continued to flow to the point where she began to be […]

Gnats, The Finger Of God

Steve Marquez January 20, 2014 “The magicians tried by their secret arts to produce gnats, but they could not. So there were gnats on man and beast. Then the magicians said to Pharaoh, “This is the finger of God.” Genesis 8:18-19 Think about the hilarity of this situation. In order to prove that Moses and Aaron […]

Bereaved

Steve Marquez January 16, 2015 “And Jacob their father said to them, “You have bereaved me of my children: Joseph is no more, and Simeon is no more, and now you would take Benjamin. All this has come against me.” Genesis 42:36, ESV In October of 2014, I was walking with a weak left leg […]