Category Archives: Israel

How can I ever hope to care for people like God does? – Isaiah 49:15 – Part 2 of 2

In the first part of this post we saw that God uses an incredible comparison to help us understand Him to a small degree. He does so because the more we understand His compassion for people, the greater our desire to … Continue reading

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How can I ever hope to care for people like God does? – Isaiah 49:15 – Part 1 of 2

A farm boy got a white football for Christmas. He played with it awhile and then kicked it into the neighbor’s yard. The old rooster ran out, looked at it, and called the hens to see it. “Now look here,” … Continue reading

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Does God Even Want Me Back? Jeremiah 3 (Part 2 of 2)

Jeremiah 3 gives us an unusual story about the history of Israel. You really need to read the whole chapter to get the full impact. Five different verses in Jeremiah 3 refer to sin or backsliding and they all invite … Continue reading

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Does God Even Want Me Back? – Jeremiah 3 (Part 1 of 2)

Jeremiah 3 gives us an unusual story about the history of Israel. You really need to read the whole chapter to get the full impact. Notice what the following verses from Jeremiah 3 have in common. They all refer to … Continue reading

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Hi-Jacking God’s Compassion – Ezekiel 16

Ezekiel 16:“5 None eye pitied thee, to do any of these unto thee, to have compassion upon thee; but thou wast cast out in the open field, to the lothing of thy person, in the day that thou wast born. …14 … Continue reading

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The Nation of Israel: A Portrait Of God’s Compassion

I’ve been anticipating the month of April at LABC for quite some time. This month we are focusing our attention on God’s special people, Israel. On Sunday, April 15, we are having “Israel Appreciation Sunday.” In the evening service we … Continue reading

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