Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Chapter 5 The Choice for Righteousness: The Life of Job

The Book of Job contains this interesting little vignette from chapter 1: One day the angels came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came with them. The Lord said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered the Lord, “From roaming through the earth and going back and forth in it.” Then the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant …

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Chapter 4 The Choice for Obedience: The Life of Joseph

(Note: This is the fourth installment of a book I’m writing called The Choices God Makes.  You can read the beginning chapters in the previous posts of this blog.) Joseph is one of the classic “deep selects” from the biblical account.  So many brothers ahead of him in the pecking order, such an unlikely candidate …

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Chapter 3 The Choice for Calling: The Life of Jacob

(Note: This is the third installment of a book I’m writing called The Choices God Makes.  You can read the first chapters in the previous posts of this blog.) Is there any more stark example of the choices God makes than the life of Jacob?   At the beginning of the Book of Malachi, God is …

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Chapter 2 The Choice For Missions: The Life of Abraham

(Note; This is the second installment of a book I’m writing called The Choices God Makes.  You can read the first chapter in the July archives of this blog.) For this chapter, I will lean heavily on John Stott’s sweeping missional narrative, The Living God is a Missionary God. I first heard these amazing ideas at …

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