There is an escape from futility!

Ephesians 4:17-21 Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds.  They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.  They have … More There is an escape from futility!

June 8 Luke 2:41-52

June 8 Luke 2:41-52 (ESV) The Boy Jesus in the Temple 41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. 43 And when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents … More June 8 Luke 2:41-52

June 8 1 Kings 12

June 8 1 Kings 12 (ESV) Rehoboam’s Folly 12:1 Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king. 2 And as soon as Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard of it (for he was still in Egypt, where he had fled from King Solomon), then Jeroboam returned from [1] Egypt. 3 And they sent and called … More June 8 1 Kings 12

A sad tale

We come to a sad tale in 1 Kings 11, a tragic tale of the downfall of King Solomon. God had warned him not to marry foreign women, for they were bound to turn his heart away from the Lord.   But, not only did Solomon take a foreign wife or two, he married “700 wives, … More A sad tale