Unbelievable

By Gail Peo In Habakkuk 1:1-4, we listened to Habakkuk’s complaint that he was being forced to look upon violence, iniquity, and destruction in Judah. He wanted to know how long God would allow these wicked practices to exist. God’s answer to him was, “Look among the nations, and see; wonder and be astounded. For …

A God Who Hears

By Jessica McKillip The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw. O Lord, how long shall I cry for help,    and you will not hear?Or cry to you “Violence!”    and you will not save? Why do you make me see iniquity,    and why do you idly look at wrong?Destruction and violence are before me;    strife and contention arise. So the …

Common Themes

Like many of you, I'm looking forward to diving deeper into the little book of Habakkuk this session. With just a little under 60 verses total, this poetic prophecy can easily be overlooked. Yet, its kernel truth is quoted three times in the New Testament and its themes are ones that are relevant thousands of …

It’s Not Too Late

Our first Equip Her class of the winter season starts in just 3 days! It's not too late to register, though. Whether you are planning to join our Sunday morning or our Tuesday morning session, you still have time to get your spot. Just click on the appropriate registration link below, and we'll see you …

Two Choices

By Gail Peo Do you ever wonder how people can hear or see the same things and come to radically different conclusions? Elijah knew that the Israelites were torn between two opinions: following the LORD or following Baal. He proposed a challenge to the people to determine who was the superior god.  “Now let them …

Showdown on Mount Carmel

By Jessica McKillip Finally, after three and a half years of drought, everyone is gathered at Mount Carmel for what most believed would be the ultimate showdown. King Ahab is there with 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the Asherah. Elijah stands alone. Elijah asks the people, “‘How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the …