Truth. Beauty. Good. Evil. Love. Hate. Joy. Despair. Peace. War. Blessing. Destruction. Poetry. History. You’ll find all of this and more in the Old Testament. And that’s just in the first 100 pages.
I don’t know about you, but I don’t spend nearly enough time in the hallowed pages of the Old Testament. I often start my Bible reading off each year in Genesis, charge through Exodus, begin to wander a bit in Leviticus and then by the time I get to Numbers I find myself reaching for the TV remote.
Don’t let that happen to you. You just might miss some of God’s greatest truths.
In an effort to help those who suffer from OT Deficit Disorder like me, all week long we’ll be spotlighting some of the “greatest hits” of the first 39 books of the Bible. Today, we’ll start in a rather logical place:
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (Genesis 1:1)
This is where it all starts. We didn’t get here by accident. There is a Creator.
Knowing that God himself created this world and all that is in it — including you and me — gives us all dignity, meaning, hope and a purpose. So, here’s a simple but deeeeep question for us all today:
WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH
YOUR GOD-CREATED LIFE?