Category: Books of the Bible

  • Day 269: Dirty Jobs (Nehemiah 3:14)

    Day 269: Dirty Jobs (Nehemiah 3:14)

      “Malchijah the son of Rechab, ruler of the district of Beth-haccherem, repaired the Dung Gate. He rebuilt it and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars.” Nehemiah 3:14 Through the Bible: Nehemiah 1-5 I know this doesn’t seem to be a super inspiring verse to blog about. But I was struck by this…

  • Meditation on Psalm 85

    Meditation on Psalm 85

    Praying the Psalms God, let me find my way back to you. There are seasons in which I am consumed with sin, with darkness, with lust, with fear, with disobedience, with rebellion, with selfishness, with idolatry. In those seasons, help me find my way back. In Psalm 85, you teach me in the verb tenses.…

  • Esther, Part One: The Hand of Providence (Esther 1-3)

    Esther, Part One: The Hand of Providence (Esther 1-3)

    September 24, 2023, Glynwood Baptist Church, Prattville, Alabama. James Jackson, Pastor I’m grateful for the teaching ministry of Skip Heitzig, at Calvary Church in Albuquerque. His sermon on Esther formed the backbone of this sermon. Good morning. Please open your Bibles to the book of Esther. As we’ve journeyed through the Old Testament together, we’ve…