Joshua and The Battle of Jericho: Bible Story Summary and Lessons

by David Peach
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Joshua 1:9 “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” The book of Joshua opens with the children of Israel standing before the Jordan river for the second time in 40 years. They […]

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10 Obscure Bible Stories and Characters

by David Peach
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There are some Bible story characters who only have one or two verses devoted to them, yet those few words speak volumes. Others are stories that go on for a few chapters but seem to never be taught in many churches. There are certainly many obscure Bible stories and characters than I list here, but […]

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11 Qualities of a Christian Father

by David Peach
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Billy Graham once said: “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” There are many qualities of a good Christian father that we can find in the Bible. But we must start with the father simply being present. One statistic I […]

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5 Pros and Cons of Short-term Missions

by David Peach
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Taking a group of people on a short-term mission trip, or going as an individual can be a life-changing experience. There are some amazing things that can take place in the life of the people on the trip and in the lives of those they touch. But there are also some negative aspects of short […]

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Bible Story Quiz: 20 “Name That Story” Trivia Questions

by David Peach
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How well do you know the scriptures contained within a Bible story? Here’s your chance to find out. I will give you a verse, or part of a verse, and you try to figure out what story the verse comes from. All the verses will be from the King James Version. But even if you […]

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Baptism Quotes: 27 Inspirational Christian Sayings

by David Peach
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Following are quotes from noted Christian authors, theologians, reformers and the Bible. I hope they will be an encouragement in your upcoming baptism. Or, if you are personalizing a gift for someone at their baptism choose one of these quotes to adorn your gift. I trust that you will gain insight into what others believe […]

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10 Examples of God’s Ways Differing From Man’s Ways

by David Peach
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Many times in the Bible we will read a story about people trusting God even though it did not make sense. This is an example of God’s ways being different than man’s ways. The beauty of following God even when they didn’t understand what God was doing is that each time they obeyed and trusted, […]

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Miracles of Jesus: 10 New Testament Bible Stories

by David Peach
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Jesus performed many miracles in His three years of public ministry. Some of them were widely publicized while others only get a brief mention. Following are some of my favorite miracles of Jesus. There were certainly many more, but these 10 give a good idea of the different types of miracles of our Lord. Some […]

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10 Idols of Your Heart to Remove

by David Peach
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It is wonderful that as Christians we can have a personal relationship with our Lord. We don’t need a mediator. Nor is He represented by idols. However, sometimes we set up idols in our heart that get in the way of our relationship with Him. A group of Israelite elders came to Ezekiel in Ezekiel […]

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Elijah in the Bible: Story and Lesson

by David Peach
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The exciting story of the life of Elijah is covered in several chapters in 1st and 2nd Kings. Elijah is often remembered for his bold dealings with rulers and false prophets. He is also known for the fact that he often dealt with problems much like the rest of us. At times he failed to […]

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