Devotionals about Rev. David Bast

Rev. David Bast

President Emeritus Rev. David Bast

At the May Board of Directors gathering, the Words of Hope Board approved a resolution recognizing Rev. David Bast as President Emeritus of the ministry. Rev. Bast became the President

What We Are

With apologies to Charles Dickens, the Christian ministry could be described as the best of jobs and the worst of jobs. It is indeed a high calling to be a minister of the Word of God. Ministers are subjected to criticism and scorn; they are belittled, viewed as oddballs, sometimes overworked, often under-appreciated. “We are the scum of the earth,” says Paul.

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Rev. David Bast

Why Doesn’t God Act More Like God?

How to deal with our doubts is one of the surprising but comforting lessons of the book of Habakkuk. David Bast looks at the ancient prophet’s struggle to answer some very

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Rev. David Bast

Christ in the Psalms (9 Studies)

David Bast follows the trail of Christ in the Psalms. The result is a series of 9 Bible studies that focus not only on what various psalms prophesy concerning Christ, but also the New Testament passages that quote and interpret those texts. When read through the lens of the New Testament, we see Christ depicted in the Psalms in all his various roles – Saviour and Priest, King and Lord. The nine studies in this new book, suitable for either group of individual use, will both deepen your understanding of the person and work of Christ and quicken your devotion to him.

Rev. David Bast

What Love is Like

Love is not a feeling, it is a way of behaving.
This is the thesis of one of the most familiar and popular chapters in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 13, the love chapter. Paul, the writer of this famous love song, says the most important thing to know about love is what it does. These ten studies try to explain in simple terms each of the love actions, attitudes that characterize the deepest kind of love.

Rev. David Bast

Objections to Christianity

Is Jesus the only way of salvation? Can modern, educated people still believe in God? Has the Bible been discredited by science?