God’s sense of humor?

In 1 Samuel 5, we see an example of God’s sense of humor.   The people of Israel were using the Ark of the Covenant like a good-luck charm,  taking it to battle with them. Their enemies, the Philistines, ended up slaughtering them and capturing the Ark. The Philistines placed it in their temple before … More God’s sense of humor?

Loving like God. Sometimes having hard things to day.

Love in the body of Christ is a message proclaimed loud and clear in 1 Corinthians, and especially in chapter 15, which we come to in our read-through-the-Bible plan today: Verse 14: “Let all that you do be done in love.” Verse 22: “If anyone does not love the Lord, let him be accursed.” … love must … More Loving like God. Sometimes having hard things to day.

Dark days in Israel

We have reached Judges 19, a terrifying and awful account of how bad things had gotten in Israel.  D.A.Carson, in “For the Love of God, Vol 1” says “the law of the jungle has triumphed in the fledgling nation of Israel.” Indeed, Judges 19: 1 says, “In those days, when there was no king in … More Dark days in Israel