November 21, 2017

David: A Man Chosen According to God’s Heart

Layton Talbert The Lord hath sought him a man after his own heart” (1 Sam. 13:14). This first reference to David in the Bible has been popularly enshrined in inspiring devotional terms. “A man after his own heart” — we tend to isolate that famous phrase and take it to mean that David was a […]

Serving Your Generation

Thomas Overmiller There is an interesting statement tucked away in Paul’s message at the synagogue of Pisidian Antioch. “For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption; but he, whom God raised again, saw no corruption” (Acts 13:36-37). […]

A Model for Masculinity

Thomas Overmiller Masculinity is not automatic, but it is God’s designed intention for every man. Properly understood, masculinity avoids both the caveman caricature and the effeminate alternative. It embraces the development of the whole man for the purpose of accomplishing God’s will as a leader and servant. The testimony of David as a young man […]

Serving Your Generation

Thomas Overmiller There is an interesting statement tucked away in Paul’s message at the synagogue of Pisidian Antioch. “For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption; but he, whom God raised again, saw no corruption” (Acts 13:36-37).