Don’t Get Involved

Photo by August de Richelieu on Pexels.com "Again I say, don’t get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights. A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people.  Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those …

Huldah

She was a married prophetess who lived in Jerusalem, in the Second Quarter. It lay in an angle formed by the W wall of the Temple and the ancient N Wall of the city, and was later included within the wall built by Nehemiah (Bible Gateway). We don't know anything about her husband except that …

Marguerite’s Decision

Marguerite was outside. She couldn't stand to be in the house with Thao's wife any more. The woman was driving her crazy, treating her like she was a servant at her beck and call. She was insufferable and bossy. That morning, she had walked into the living-room while Marguerite was dusting the furniture and said …

Cate’s Revelation

Cate didn't share her news with Edward on the day he took her home from the hospital. In fact, it wasn't until about a couple of weeks later that she said to him, "I have some news I wanted to share with you before I tell Mother and Dad." They were at her flat. Edward …

God’s Judgments

The judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.  More to be desired are they than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. Moreover by them Your servant is warned, And in keeping them there is great reward - Psalm 19:9-11 Most times when we hear of judgments we imagine negative outcomes but we are told that God's judgments are …

Abishag

Abishag was the young and beautiful Shunammite woman. Her name means, "my father is a wanderer.” She was chosen to be the helper and servant of King David in his old age. One of her duties was to lie next to the king to keep him warm in bed. The covers they put over him …

An Outrage

Judges 19 Painting of the Levite's Dead Concubine We don't know her name. She was from Bethlehem in Judah and the only daughter of her father. A Levite man saw her and took her to be his concubine. We don't know long they were together before she cheated on him and left him. She returned …

The Harvest

After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before His face into every city and place where He Himself was about to go. Then He said to them, “The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. Go your way; behold, I send you …

Retiring Aunt Jemima

"I can't breathe" these haunting words of George Floyd have set off a chain of events in the reckoning of race relations in America. One of these events is today's announcement that Quaker Oats is replacing the Jemima brand with a new name and image in order "to make progress toward racial equality." According to …

Mary Said Yes!

Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word” - Luke 1:38 When the angel, Gabriel appeared to a young virgin named, Mary, in the town of Nazareth and told her that she would have a Son, she found the news astonishing seeing that she had …

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