Nothing to See Here, Everything is Perfectly Normal

Have you ever found yourself desiring something that was so clearly worse than what you already have that you wonder what in the world could be driving you to want it?One day I felt this very thing. It was a perfectly normal day, and I wasn't unhappy, or tired, or sad. I didn't notice myself …

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Restoration for a Nation in Exile and a World without Hope

The nation of Israel was in exile.1  They had their temple but were under the sovereignty of a pagan nation that did not know, nor respect, their God, Yahweh.  Over 500 years earlier during the reign of the Persian king, Cyrus the Great, the tribes of Benjamin and Judah returned to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple …

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