I was asked to preach a message about fear. As I read Psalm 24, I saw, really, three sorts of fear with biblical remedies. Have a listen, or click the link below to view the Facebook Live video (with or without an account).
As Nehemiah and his people continued to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem, economic issues were leaving people in a very needy position – and others, even fellow Jews, were taking advantage of the needy. Nehemiah puts a stop to that, and in the process teaches us a lesson about how we can take care of each other as God’s people. Based on Nehemiah 5.1-19, you can listen to the message here:
The prophet Micah calls God’s people to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with the Lord (Micah 6.8). When I initially prepared to preach this text, on the light of justice, I was going to focus principally on the poor; the tragic events of this past Friday, however, furnished me with a profound illustration of what God’s Word can say to even the most contemporary situations.