One of my favorite stories of the Bible is God’s testing of Abraham’s trust and faith in Him, when He asks Abraham to sacrifice Isaac. The Lord asks all of us to not hold anything more important than our faith, hope and love in Him and to not put our faith in worldly things, idols or material provision. This story – Abraham’s family and especially his beloved young son Isaac show this sacrifice clearly.
I love the start of a new year with new beginnings, fresh starts, new energy and “second chances” often aimed at my previous failed attempts of past year’s “New Year’s Resolutions”. Let me tell you, I fail and I fail a lot! BUT thankfully we serve a God who is all about second chances and who separates our sins (past, present and future) as far as the East is from the West.
As the last few days of our calendar year end approaches; we continue to see God’s blessings in 2015 in so many ways. Scriptures In Use is so thankful for new national partners, new believers, Muslims becoming believers, new Master trainers, baptisms, and a number of other “surprise” miracles the Lord likes to delight us with, would you consider…
“After I made the decision to become a follower of Jesus Christ and I began to share the stories of the Bible with those living near me, some of the high-ranking Muslim community members were not happy and decided to burn down my home—not just one time but two times.”
Jesus was a master at choosing and telling his stories and parables with much wisdom and discernment. Each story, seemingly hand crafted for every individual, applies to a multitude of human issues over many generations and cultures past, present and future.
As the rains began to move into Southern Kenya early in October,
Welcome to our new and improved Scriptures In Use (SIU) website!
We have consolidated our multiple websites into one new central location, www.scripturesinuse.org. It’s easier to navigate and get an overall understanding of what we do in carrying out God’s Great Commission to share the amazing, transforming message and power of God’s Word.