Take the Hand of One Nearby

“The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim.” So begins a brief but vivid passage of Scripture found in Exodus 17:8-13. It is the response to this attack that is noteworthy. Moses orders Joshua to take the army to meet the enemy. Meanwhile, Moses climbs to the top of a hill overlooking the battlefield, and there raises his hands […]

Our New President

Whether you are going to bed filled with utter elation or deep despair, there is one response that must be at once common and necessary among all of us, especially those of us claiming to follow Jesus Christ. Consider the words of the Apostle Paul to his younger friend Timothy: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, […]