Entries by Rocky Zinser

Blog — September 10

“Simon answered, ‘Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets’” (Luke 5:5). Although Simon Peter is wearied from a night of fruitless work, he nonetheless presses upon Jesus for His word of command: “Because you say so, I will let down the […]

Blog — August 21

Nehemiah shows us three characteristics of a servant leader whom God raises up. Unselfish Concern The first time we see Nehemiah, he sits down, weeps, mourns, fasts and prays. This is a guy of deep concern for the good of God’s people.  He hears that they are in great trouble. He focuses on them, not […]

Blog — August 4

“You, O Lord, reign forever; your throne endures to all generations. Why do you forget us forever, why do you forsake us for so many days? Restore us to yourself, O Lord, that we may be restored! Renew our days as of old—unless you have utterly rejected us, and you remain exceedingly angry with us” […]

Blog — April 30

“Teach me Thy way, ‘O Lord, and I will walk in Thy truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Thy name!’”(Psalm 86:11). We who are gloriously born of the Holy Spirit of God are also genetically confirmed, card-carrying descendants of Adam.  The Spirit enables us to live godly lives, but our tendency […]

Blog — March 30

“The LORD said to Gideon, “You have too many warriors with you.  If I let all of you fight the Midianites, the Israelites will boast to Me that they saved themselves by their own strength”(Judges 7:2). Gideon intended to do what God had challenged him—defeat the Midianites— so he gathered 32,000 soldiers [Judges 6:34-35].  You […]

Blog — January 19

“Then he prayed, ‘O Lord, God of my master Abraham, give me success today and show kindness to my master Abraham’” (Genesis 24:27). Abraham was now around 140 years old and concerned about getting a Jewish wife, not a pagan woman for Isaac that might possibly lead the people away from God. So Abraham sent […]