April 15: “The Prohibition of Murder and the Conquest of Canaan”

9 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Joshua 11:1–12:24 Luke 17:11-37 Psalm 84:1-12 Proverbs 13:5-6 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Joshua 11:15 (CSB): “Just as the LORD had commanded his servant Moses, Moses commanded Joshua. That is what Joshua did, leaving nothing undone of all that the LORD had commanded Moses.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Periodically, I […]

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What makes anger just like murder?

As we continue to learn more about Dylann Roof, we become even more disturbed. This young man was driven by a deeply-entrenched racial hatred. He was able to sit in a prayer meeting for almost an hour and look into the faces of those he would soon kill. He claims that he had a fleeting […]

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Capital punishment and the value of human life

Why do so many Christians believe in capital punishment? Is it because of a disregard for human life? Nope. It is quite to the contrary. It is precisely because we value human life that we hold to the death penalty. When we as Christians view others, we acknowledge that not everyone is a child of […]

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Abortion and the value of a human life

A few days ago, a cargo plane in Afghanistan carrying 7 pilots and crewmen accelerated down the runway and took off. However, after reaching an altitude of about 1,200 feet, it stalled. The pilot veered to the right in an apparent attempt to regain speed but it was too late. It crashed into the ground and burst into […]

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