Our pilgrim has made his decision -- he will leave his home and embark on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to worship God. He has said enough is enough. The way of the world is an anathema to him now. He will leave his village and launch into sojourn. He has decided to go up to God's city. (18 Minutes/4700 Words)Read More
Make Dead Friends
While writing to the church about the proper handling of liberties, Paul encouraged his readers to develop a lot of dead friends. What I mean is, he thought the endurance required for the Christian life requires a relationship with the characters of the Old Testament. He saw the pages of his Bible as a limitless source of encouragement for the modern life of faith. (8 Minutes/1600 Words)Read More
More Than Donkeys
1 Samuel 9: 9-20
Saul had no idea. God wanted him, having chosen him to become the first king of Israel. God had plans for Saul’s life, but Saul puttered along in search of his father’s lost donkeys. Eventually, Samuel interrupted Saul’s quest. He announced he had a prophetic word for Saul. (2 Minutes/500 Words)Read More
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Teaching notes for Sunday, January 21, 2018 — God-Hearted #2 — 1 Samuel 16:14-23 Preparation Of The God-Heart — PillarsRead More
It sounded incredible at first. Saul led Israel into battle and thought of an ingenious way to rally the troops. A vow! No food until nightfall! No food until the foe is defeated! So hardcore, so devoted, so incredible.
Incredible, until the battle got going, that is...
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