Build and Be Built

As I’ve been reading through Exodus, I was reminded of a crucial reality that applies for the people of God. As the LORD directed Moses to build the tabernacle He tells Moses about an individual named Bezalel of Judah. Concerning Bezalel the LORD says:

I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills Exodus 31:3

This is the first Biblical account of someone being filled with God’s Spirit. Although many of us fly past this verse, this is crucial for New Covenant believer to understand. Notice what is included in this filling!

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The Reality of Fear during the Coronavirus Pandemic


Life feels shockingly different than it did just a month ago. This same feeling is being experienced all over the world by millions of people and the scale of this alone is hard to believe. When this feeling is coupled with the unknowns on the horizon and the looming threat of an invisible virus, it is not surprising that panic and chaos has come over the whole world. 

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Treasure in the Mundane

Wherever you are today, I hope you are encouraged by what you are about to read. Life is often not easy. I find myself stuck in each passing day and I know many other people feel the same way. The only thing that seems to break the mundanity is a unique challenge or the thought of some glorious journey that could shake things up. Even then, I find myself right back in the same daily routine. 

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