Archive | June, 2014

Are you a rebel?

Numbers 16:  1 Korah…and certain Reubinites…became insolent and rose up against Moses. Numbers 16 documents the story of three leaders in the Israelite camp, Korah, Dathan and Abiram, who stir up a rebellion against Moses.  Korah was actually the great grandson of Levi, and as a Levite Korah would have had the responsibility of worship in […]

Do they even know you?

Acts 19:  15 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?”   In most sporting matches or sporting events there are a few athletes who stand out in the crowd.  When I used to participate in triathlons, Nordic ski races or running races, there was […]

It’s time to rest

Mark 6:  31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”   While most athletes know that rest days are important, many athletes over train and actually feel guilty when […]

From Warrior to Shepherd

John 21:  15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.”  Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” This passage in John 21 is one of the great moments of the Bible.  Peter, the warrior disciple, has […]