There are certain things that go on in this world that make me ask, “God, where are You?” There are certain stories I read, or hear that make me wonder, “God, what are You doing?”
If we were to read it with a more accurate understanding of some of the idioms and metaphors… let us just say this would not get a PG rating. Solomon was channeling his inner DH Lawrence, not his inner Shakespeare.
What is the cost of a modern education? Is it worth it? What is truly being taught? What is being learned?
I want to die before the rapture happens. Why?
Isn’t it obvious that it’s disgraceful for a man to have long hair? And isn’t long hair a woman’s pride and joy? For it has been given to her as a covering. (1 Corinthians 11:14-15) Read: Nehemiah 12:27-13:31, 1 Corinthians 11:1-16, Psalm 35:1-16, Proverbs 21:17-18 Relate: When I first read this scripture, my immediate thought…
I may not be able to help them all, but I can help this one.
Read: Ezra 1:1-2:70, 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5. Psalm 27:7-14, Proverbs 20:22-23 Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful. (1 Corinthians 1:17) Relate: He was too tall. He wasn’t all that good looking. He was…