Overwhelming grace

“Always stay overwhelmed by grace” (Jonathan Douglas)

I tried to read the whole Bible several times, but somehow I always got stuck somewhere in the first five books of the Old Testament. I never really understood why this was relevant information for me right now. Was it just in there to tell the story of the Israelites? Or maybe it was just for the Jews and not for me? But if it wasn’t for me why was it in the Bible that God gave for us now? You probably never had these questions, but I did and so I was actually thrilled that we have Old Testament Introduction as a subject, because I couldn’t believe that the Old Testament was just there. God put it in the Bible for a reason and I couldn’t wait to find that reason and what He was trying to tell me through it. Continue reading