Posts By: Bradley Mooney

Grace to the Nations

Daily Reading – Genesis 41 Psalm 105 16 When he (God) summoned a famine on the land     and broke all supply of bread, 17 he had sent a man ahead of them,     Joseph, who was sold as a slave. 18 His feet were hurt with fetters;     his neck was put in a collar of iron; 19 until what he… Read more »

Love, Politics, & Refugees

Christians who have voiced concern over immigration have been met with a wave of articles challenging their compassion, courage, and love. The consensus of many is that loving refugees in a Christ-exalting way means supporting a more open immigration process. The main concern with this conclusion is the way Old Testament passages are being used to support it…. Read more »

Life in the Pit

Daily Reading – Genesis 40 Joseph has conducted himself with honor throughout his life and has received nothing but evil from men in return. In the story today, Joseph has been in prison for years, and we know from Psalm 105 that God sent him there. However Joseph does not let the perception of his cirucmstances dictate… Read more »

Joseph

Daily Reading – Genesis 37 and 39 The Hebrews could look to Joseph for an example of radical faithfulness, and his faithfulness endured some pretty difficult circumstances. But as we will see in Psalm 105, God chose to send him ahead of his brothers, even into slavery, in order to bring good to his people. Read… Read more »

Finding the Historical Jesus

Christians make extraordinary claims about the inspiration of Scripture and the resurrection of the dead. Most people reject these claims outright in favor of naturalism, the status quo of the last few decades. However the Bible’s claims about the work of the Holy Spirit and life after death are tied to historical events. Therefore people should… Read more »

Judah and Tamar

Daily Reading – Genesis 38 There are many avenues for widows to make it on their own today, but that was not the case in ancient mesopotamia. Widows found themselves in a very difficult predicament, especially those without family. However a merciful custom was in place to provide for widows at this time in history. If… Read more »

Not For Sale

“All life has inestimable value, even the weakest and most vulnerable,…the unborn are masterpieces of God’s creation, made in his own image, destined to live forever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect.” Jorge Mario Bergoglio Margaret Sanger detailed her vision for Planned Parenthood as “weeding out the unfit, … preventing the birth of defectives… Read more »

Be Reconciled

Daily Reading – Genesis 33 “So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.” Paul Our work as an ambassador of Christ requires us to be able to look people in the eye, especially those we have wronged. Jacob gives us a model of reconciliation in today’s story. Long ago Jacob manipulated Esau… Read more »

Silence and Solitude

On Silence & Solitude – Jared Schuler Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Silence is not the norm for me. I am married and have four kids. I work at a Christian camp and have lots… Read more »

He is Risen

Things were quiet yesterday as the disciples were scattered and confused about Friday’s events, but Christ went to the grave with confidence knowing the prophecy of King David: For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, or let your holy one see corruption. Psalm 16:10 When Jesus came to John the Baptist to be baptized, John had just… Read more »