The Christian experience – Job

Today, as I read from the Book of Job I was reminded of the promises of God. I was reminded that we live out our earthly experience in flesh, but often we forget our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against forces we can’t even imagine. “For we do not wrestle against flesh … Continue reading The Christian experience – Job

While you were sleeping…

Then the Lord called yet again, “Samuel!” So Samuel arose and went to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” He answered, “I did not call, my son; lie down again.” (Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, nor was the word of the Lord yet revealed to him.) And the Lord called Samuel again the third time. So … Continue reading While you were sleeping…

Once, there was a king named Saul

“The Bible is not a book for the faint of heart -- it is a book full of all the greed and glory and violence and tenderness and sex and betrayal that benefits mankind. It is not the collection of pretty little anecdotes mouthed by pious little church mice -- it does not so much … Continue reading Once, there was a king named Saul