Vashti the Queen had disobeyed the King for the last time. He decided she would no longer be queen and he would replace her. So we learn about Esther who is following her cousin Modecai’s plan to ascend to the Queen’s position. Chapter 2 After these things, when the wrath of King Ahasuerus subsided, … More Another look at Esther
When I think of Joseph and his brothers, in my mind I lump them all together in their plan to harm him. But while re-reading the story this morning, I noticed that Reuben was not in on the plot. Most of the brothers were standing together in Dothan, feeding the flocks. When Joseph approached them, … More Reuben to the rescue
We know that Enoch walked with God, and he was no more for God took him. Genesis 5:24 and Hebrews 11:5. *revised: Enoch was seven generations from Adam. Enoch was also Noah’s great-grandfather. I’ve always been curious to read the book of Enoch, first to determine for myself if it is actually true and … More Have you read the book of Enoch?
Balaam was riding along on his donkey, going where God had told him not to go. God’s anger was kindled, (think of fire) because Balaam went, and the Angel of the Lord stood in the road to be an adversary against him. The donkey saw the Angel of the Lord standing in the way, with … More Does the ASS know more than you do?
I cut back on my time on Facebook and Twitter to only minutes a week. I haven’t blogged. But there’s a good reason. I have finally finished my first manuscript, Arm Wrestling with Pharaoh. It’s set to be ePublished on February 17, 2017. This book illustrates the struggle between Moses and Pharaoh from the book … More I haven’t blogged much lately. Here’s why.
The Book of Exodus (and the Gospel of Matthew) both start with a genealogy. We tend to quickly read over a list of names and deem it “boring.” But all of God’s Word was written with purpose. First, these are the names of the tribes of the men who fathered the tribes of Israel. Starting … More The Exodus “Name Game”
Yesterday was a bad day. There were too many disappointments to number. When I woke up this morning, my head was still swirling. I felt like all the emotions that I was dealing with were too much to bring to God, too much to pray about, and why do I want to bother God with … More Constant Love?