A Journey Toward Freedom

Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31, 32 NLT) Jesus spoke to different people in different ways. He spoke gently to the woman caught in adultery (although never condoning her sin), but He spoke harshly to those whose pride caused them to condemn her. In the midst of that exchange, Jesus made this statement: “If you desire to fully follow Me, you must… Read More

A Courageous Leader

The king took his place of authority beside the pillar and renewed the covenant in the Lord’s presence. He pledged to obey the Lord by keeping all his commands, laws, and decrees with all his heart and soul. He promised to obey all the terms of the covenant that were written in the scroll. (2 Chronicles 34:31 NLT) Despite the fact that he became king when he was only eight years old, Josiah was an incredibly influential leader. He confronted the idolatry of the nation by destroying the high places of idol… Read More