September 1: “Your Body, God’s Temple”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 251 Corinthians 6Ezekiel 4Psalms 40-41 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (CSB): “Don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought at […]

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March 5: “Your Body, God’s Temple, a House of Prayer”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 16 Luke 19 Job 34 2 Corinthians 4 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “He went into the temple and began to throw out those who were selling, and he said, ‘It is written, my house will be a house of prayer, but you have made it a […]

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June 5: “Araunah’s Threshing Floor and the Temple”

2 Minute Read + links to 2 more articles TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Samuel 23:24–24:25 Acts 3:1-26 Psalm 123:1-4 Proverbs 16:21-23 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 2 Samuel 24:25 (CSB): “He built an altar to the LORD there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the LORD was receptive to prayer for the land, and the […]

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April 28: “We Can Enter In!”

10 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Judges 8:18–9:21 Luke 23:44–24:12 Psalm 99:1-9 Proverbs 14:9-10 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Luke 23:44-46 (CSB): “It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three, because the sun’s light failed. The curtain of the sanctuary was split down the middle. And Jesus called out with a […]

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March 6: “Was the Jerusalem Temple Really Destroyed? Completely?”

19 Minute Read + pictures and a video (Edited version of “Conspiracy Theories and the Location of the Jerusalem Temple” that I wrote on December 6, 2018.) TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Numbers 6:1–7:89 Mark 12:38–13:13 Psalm 49:1-20 Proverbs 10:27-28 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Mark 13:1-2 (CSB): “As he was going out of the temple, one of his disciples […]

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January 31: “Praying in the Temple”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Exodus 12:14–13:16 Matthew 20:29–21:22 Psalm 25:16-22 Proverbs 6:12-15 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Matthew 21:13 (CSB) “He said to them, ‘It is written, my house will be called a house of prayer, but you are making it a den of thieves!’” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): When Christians read Matthew 21:13, […]

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Conspiracy Theories and the Location of the Jerusalem Temple

Conspiracy theories abound! There are plenty of folks who would have us to think that what we believe to be true is … well … not true. They want us to think that they know things that are bizarre but could change our perspective completely if we knew what they knew. Well I’m not someone […]

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Our Trip to Israel: Temple Mount

This place is special? But, maybe you don’t know the Biblical story of this site, the place where the Temple once resided. Stay with me as I unpack some Bible passages. I believe that when you arrive at the end of this post, you will have seen a fascinating truth in Scripture that you won’t […]

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Our Trip to Israel: The Western Wall

The Jews come here regularly to pray. It is part of the original wall from Herod’s temple complex when Jesus was on earth. This wall is extra special to the Jews because it was the wall that the Holiest of Holies was nearest when the temple rested atop this structure. But, the fact that this […]

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