I am Not Worthy

THE VERSE I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant. ~Genesis 32:10 THE THOUGHT Jacob’s statement here in Genesis 32 is a beautiful gospel testimony, and shows how far he has come since the days of tricking his […]

Restore to Me the Joy of Your Salvation

THE VERSE Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit. Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will return to you. ~Psalm 51:12-13 THE THOUGHT Look at the surprising connection that David makes between his joy and his effectiveness at teaching and witnessing. Apparently there is […]

Set Your Mind on the Spirit

THE VERSE For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. ~Romans 8:6 THE THOUGHT God sets before us in this verse two starkly opposite ways of life. We can go through our days with our minds “set on the flesh”– that […]

Christ Died For Us

THE VERSE But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we be saved by him from the wrath of God. ~Romans 5:8-9 THE THOUGHT How are we to reconcile Scripture’s clear teaching […]

Welcome One Another

THE VERSE Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. ~Romans 15:7 THE THOUGHT Christ has welcomed us for the glory of God. For the glory of God He chose us from eternity (Ephesians 1:5-6), became man (Romans 15:8-9), lived a perfect life (John 17:4), and died for our […]

Be Exalted, O God

THE VERSE Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth! ~Psalm 57:5 THE THOUGHT This would be a profound prayer under any circumstances, but the situation under which David prayed was especially adverse. When David wrote this, he was hiding for his life from Saul who was trying […]

UPDATE-Books Have Arrived in Kenya!

The 360 boxes of books (over 10,000 books), 60 boxes of clothes and 7 boxes of electronics that we collected have been successfully received in Mombasa! The people in Mombasa have finally unloaded the container, and they were shedding tears of joy because they were so thankful the shipment has finally arrived. They said they never expected such a […]

UPDATE! Kenya Used Bible Donations Continues On

Latest update from Kenya from Babley Ateke, co founder of the GAP Ministry.   [divider style=”dotted” height=”40px” ] “Since yesterday, the carpenters and I have been constructing together. Today we have finished the library, next will be the bookstore. My church and my friends are very happy as they see things happening, they will be […]

MBS Hosted the NASRBS’ Annual Meeting in Baltimore

The National Association of State and Regional Bible Societies held its annual meeting here in Baltimore, hosted by the Maryland Bible Society.  The organizations meet yearly to discuss individual programs and projects as well as sharing and coordinating activities as a group. This year Directors of societies came from Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Massachusetts, Chicago, Maine, New […]