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The kings of Israel were given three commands in Deuteronomy. Listen to this episode to discover how Solomon, as the wisest king in Israel, responded to these divine directives.

Podcast 68: Solomon, Son of David and King of Israel

       The kings of Israel were given three commands in Deuteronomy. Listen to this episode to discover how Solomon, as the wisest king in Israel, responded to these divine directives.   Subscribe to the Building Faith Families podcast on iTunes.  

Our journey to homeschool our children began before we were married.

Home Education and the Great Commandment

Our journey to homeschool our children began before we were married. In seminary I had a class on Christian Education and another on Christian Schools. One of the papers I wrote was entitled, The Millennial View of Education. If there was a millennium in the…

David was an inspired warrior, worshiper, and writer who inspired others.

Podcast 67: David’s Legacy

       David was an inspired warrior, worshiper, and writer who inspired others. He was also the father of earthly kings and our heavenly King. The immediate impact of his sins were seen in his own home, and the blessings of his obedience reverberate…

We have the privilege of being able to read the sacred inspired journal of David.

Podcast 66: Psalms

       We have the privilege of being able to read the sacred inspired journal of David. We read his prayers, his heart cries, his poems, and his petitions. Jesus also read and meditated on these Psalms and quoted frequently from them.   Subscribe…

Thank you Father for the privilege of knowing your daughter Elisabeth Howard Elliot Leitch Gren and for faithfully carrying her through a long, difficult, blessed, and fruitful life.

A Tribute to Elisabeth Elliot

Yesterday afternoon I received word that Elisabeth Elliot had passed from this life to the next. She had battled dementia for the last ten years of her life and now her struggle is over. She is home and at rest.   In the middle of…

David had a heart after God’s heart which is why God chose him to be king of Israel.

Podcast 64: The Spirit of God came upon David

       David had a heart after God’s heart which is why God chose him to be king of Israel. But when Samuel anointed him, the Spirit came upon him in a new way. The Spirit helped him worship, play the lyre, and fight…

There is a strong connection between loving God and loving His word.

Podcast 63: David, “Oh How I Love Thy Law!”

       David loved God’s word. He loved the truth. There is a strong connection between loving God and loving His word. Jesus is the word, made flesh. May God help us to be lovers of the words of our good God.   Subscribe…

The new insight I have received of late is that while my obedience will only result in my good, my disobedience will not change my relationship with God.

63: God’s Heart and A New Insight

Many years ago I was reading Psalm 119 and was struck by the love that David had for the law of God. Each of the 176 verses speaks of the word using different terminology; commandments, precepts, laws, testimonies, righteous rules, and statutes. David loves the…

David was a man after God’s own heart. In this episode we explore what it means to love God with all our heart and have God search our hearts and turn them to himself.

Podcast 62: The Heart Of David

  David was a man after God’s own heart. In this episode we explore what it means to love God with all our heart and have God search our hearts and turn them to himself.   Subscribe to the Building Faith Families podcast on iTunes….