God Owns All Power

God owns all power

THE STORY chapter # 17

(My home church is participating in the study of THE STORY – The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People. Foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee. Each week, my Thursday post  focuses on our current study chapter.)

The cycle of bad kings doing evil in the eyes of the LORD continued. Evil king, succeeded by his evil son, succeeded by his evil son, etc., lead the nations to sin against the LORD. They persisted to worship at the high places, offer sacrifices to man-made idols, and follow detestable practices.

The LORD had enough. He spoke through His prophets, “I am going to bring such disaster on Jerusalem and Judah that the ears of everyone who hears it will tingle.” Then, God’s word through the prophets came true. Continue reading

God Is Here To Help

This post marks the middle of my continuing Thursday series of chapter blogs from:

THE STORY, The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People

 Foreword by Max Lucado & Randy Frazee

The Story by Max Lucado & Randy Frazee

I was pleased and excited to receive Randy Frazee’s personal and positive tweet regarding my blog on New Year’s Eve! Blessings! So let us continue with God’s wonderous story.


THE STORY chapter #16

For years, kings of Judah, Israel, Assyria, and Egypt were on constant guard of each other. They were either planning and plotting to deceive each other, or actually at war taking prisoners. Their kings did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and there was little rest among them. At one point, Assyria deported more than 27,000 people from the northern kingdom of Israel, scattering them among many cities to make sure their nation was broken. Continue reading