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Ruins of Sodom & Gomorrah

“No Kidding”

The whole story surrounding Sodom and Gomorrah intrigues me. There are so many levels of story going on, and all seem to have ...


The Enemy of God’s Will

This story blows my mind every time I read it. Most of the people of God have already been taken captive and are in exile in ...


Don’t Put God in a Box

The truth is, for all our protestations about being free, we all feel more comfortable in a box. You know where the walls are...in ...

Job from the Bible

Dangerously Wrong Conclusion

Don't kick a man when he is down. I don't know if they still teach idioms in English classes in school, but I remember our teacher spending a lot of time on them. They brought the study of English alive for me because I think in pictures. The language of every culture is rich with idioms. In ...


I Come From Him

Jesus spoke these words in the temple court, during one of His visits to Jerusalem. The last time he had been in the city he had healed the invalid at the Pool of Bethesda, on the Sabbath, and now his presence there again stirred new controversy. The occasion of this visit to the city, along with ...

If WE Confess

Foothold for the Devil

It is curious to me that Satan has to ask Jesus permission to come against Peter, enticing him eventually to deny Jesus, but just a few verses earlier in Luke 22, Luke records that "Satan entered into Judas..." I realize it is an argument from silence, but it bothers me that Satan appears not to ...


Why A People?

From the moment God called Abram to follow Him, out of the desert of Haran to the land of promise, God's intention was to have for himself a people. Specifically, God told Abram, "I will make of you a great nation..." Why? Why did God want a people? From the moment God rescued the Israelites ...