By faith, the righteous look for a better world since we are made for the world to come and are rejected by the world that is. An exposition of Hebrews 11:35-38.
The author of Hebrews lists a number of triumphs and tribulations that are enjoyed and endured by faith. Though no specific people are mentioned in connection with this list, we can connect some of the dots and discern whom the author has in mind. We learn that faith...
Unable to give a comprehensive list of faithful men and women, the author of Hebrews simply lists a few more examples and then summarizes the triumphs and tribulations of the faithful. An exposition of Hebrews 11:32.
Believers are immersed in Christ so that we may partake of His work on our behalf. In Christ, we have died, been buried, and raised again. This is the spiritual reality behind the symbolism of water baptism. A brief exposition of Romans 6:1-6 before our baptism service.
Rahab escaped the judgment upon a doomed people by believing Yahweh and trusting Him for her salvation. An exposition of Hebrews 11:31, Joshua 2, 6.
Forty years after Moses, Joshua led a new generation of Hebrews into the Promised Land. By faith, they saw God destroy the walls of Jericho bringing them victory just as God had promised. An exposition of Hebrews 11:30.
Jesus commanded that believers in Him be baptized by immersion after placing their faith in Him for salvation. This is the demonstrable New Testament teaching and pattern. We look at the commands to be baptized, the pattern of the New Testament, and the symbolism of...
By faith, Moses led the nation through the Red Sea trusting in the promises of God. Egypt is destroyed in the final act of divine hardening and judgment. An examination of that great act of God’s salvation through judgment. An exposition of Hebrews 11:29.
Moses trusted God’s word concerning judgment and deliverance and thus observed the Passover and the sprinkling of the blood. An exposition of Hebrews 11:28.
Moses led the Exodus of Israel from Egypt boldly confronting Pharoah and promising God’s judgment upon him. By faith, he did not fear the wrath of the King. An exposition of Hebrews 11:27.
Jim Osman was born in May of 1972 and has lived in Sandpoint since he was 3 years old. He achieved his life’s ambition by graduating from Sandpoint High School in 1990. Jim came to know Christ through the ministry of Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp. Kootenai Community Church has always been his home church, attending Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and Youth Group.
After graduating from High School, he attended Millar College of the Bible in Pambrun, Saskatchewan. It was at Bible College that Jim met his wife-to-be, Diedre, who was also enrolled as a student. Jim graduated with a three-year diploma in April of 1993 and married Diedre in August of that same year. He returned to Millar to further his education in September of 1994 and graduated from the Fourth Year Internship Program with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Ministries in April of 1995.
Jim and Diedre returned to Sandpoint where Jim began working in construction and as a Roofing Materials Application Specialist (roofer) until he was asked to take over as the Preaching Elder of Kootenai Community Church in December of 1996. Now he counts it as his greatest privilege to be involved in ministering in the Church that ministered to him for so many years. It has been a great adventure!
Jim is the author of Truth or Territory: A Biblical Approach to Spiritual Warfare, Selling the Stairway to Heaven, The Prosperity of the Wicked: A Study of Psalm 73, and God Doesn’t Whisper. Jim and Diedre have four children: Taryn, Shepley, Ayden, and Liam.