We just got through 1 Samuel in our home church bible plan. It ended with the death of Saul. His is a story of an incredible rise to fame, pride, and irrational fear. It ultimately ended with him taking his own life. Tragic. What I wanted to talk about was something that hit me as … Continue reading Unlawful Baptism
We're in 1 Samuel. I'm particularly impressed with just how severe David was hunted down. Sure, we know lots of bible stories. Unfortunately, we make caricatures out of them. They become like a movie that we can walk away from without giving it a second thought because it really didn't happen. Even David's psalm seems … Continue reading David’s Psalm
Yesterday, I wrote about God's reaction to how the people disrespectfully treated the Ark of the Covenant in 1 Samuel. Basically, it was like He said, "Enough is enough!" Although the people knew better, they paid a dear price for their behavior. The same thing continues as we progress through the book. Today's lesson is, … Continue reading Be Careful For What You Wish For.