Bible Study

  • April 17, 2023By JB Shreve

    Psalm 3 tells the story of real spiritual warfare. It is a fight for the truth against the lies the enemy sends against us.  The enemy has one objective – to make us believe the lie. He does not care which lie but only that we give our faith and trust to the lie rather … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/real-spiritual-warfare-psalm-3/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 10, 2023By JB Shreve

    The life of David is one of the most fascinating accounts in the Bible. Covering the book of 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, and 1 Chronicles, David’s imprint goes beyond these into the prophets and even into the New Testament. It is a story of war, love, betrayal, loyalty, friendship, enemies, and just about everything that … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-life-of-david-a-podcast-series-epic/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 10, 2023By JB Shreve

    This spring Casie and I visited Paris, France. It was our first time visiting the famous City of Lights, but hopefully not the last. My wife loved the culture from which her hometown New Orleans derives its roots. We both loved the history. Paris is loaded with stories from various ages, tracking the rise of … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-predictable-rage-of-nations-psalm-2/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 7, 2023By JB Shreve

    This post, Two Roads Diverged, is a continuation of our look at Psalm 1 that this blog series began on Monday. One of the most famous poems in American literature is The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/two-roads-diverged-psalm-14-6/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 6, 2023By JB Shreve

    Never in the history of humanity has so much consumption and desire been so easily accessible at the push of a button. It is a marvel of our generation, and in that marvel are the presumptions of instant gratification that we often and wrongfully believe are normal and permissible before God. It’s not. Throughout the … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-seasons-of-life-psalm-13/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 5, 2023By JB Shreve

    This post, The Orientation of Our Life, is a continuation of our look at Psalm 1 that this blog series began on Monday. Once we have turned off the wrong voices, we must go to the next step and install the correct voice – the Word of God. The Word of God was designed to … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-orientation-of-our-life-psalm-12/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 3, 2023By JB Shreve

    We live in a culture saturated with voices that claim to promote our individual happiness. This focus is so prevalent that we barely notice when we hear it spoken. The emphasis on personal happiness is like the invisible oxygen that keeps our society moving forward. It is in the moral lessons of our sitcoms, the … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-pursuit-of-happiness-psalm-11/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 31, 2023By JB Shreve

    We live in a time when a deep darkness is covering the earth, but we are called to see and recognize more, even amid the darkness. This podcast devotional looks at the idea of deep darkness described in scripture. It is a darkness so thick that, at times, it could even be felt. But within the … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/deep-darkness/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 30, 2023By JB Shreve

    There are moments in life that define us. In this natural realm, they may appear as mere random moments, opportunities, or forks in the road – if we even consider them at all. But in the design of God, these defining moments of grace make us who we are (or who we are not). In … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-defining-moments-of-grace/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 25, 2023By JB Shreve

    Can we block God’s energy? Can a man or woman really do that? The answer is a resounding yes! And that is something we never want to do! In this episode, part of our Grace – The Energy of God podcast series, JB Shreve looks at a subtle but deadly perspective and posture of the … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/how-to-block-the-energy-of-god/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read