God’s heart to stop oppression – Ezekiel 45-48, Part 2

This week as we study Ezekiel 45-48, we are following these chapters as a map to God’s heart. In Ezekiel 45, verses 8-12, we see God’s heart very clearly in another way.  Notice verse 8 where we read God say that the princes must not oppress the people.  Who were the princes?  God is referringContinue reading “God’s heart to stop oppression – Ezekiel 45-48, Part 2”

Are the rich getting richer, while the poor get poorer? – Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:12, Part 1

What are you looking forward to? How would you fill in the blank in the following phrase: “I can’t wait for _______”? Here are some that I’ve heard recently, from myself and others. I can’t wait until we have a vaccine for Covid, so we can get back to normal.  I can’t wait until thisContinue reading “Are the rich getting richer, while the poor get poorer? – Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:12, Part 1”

Are Christians in America being oppressed?

This week we are studying 1 Peter 3:13-17.  As you turn there, remember that the backdrop of this letter is that the Christians were being persecuted for their faith. You might remember three months ago when we started this series, I talked about the situation that these Christians found themselves in.  They were being persecuted. Continue reading “Are Christians in America being oppressed?”