Why did it take an untrained boy who was unfamiliar with the situation and untrained in the methods of conventional warfare to destroy Goliath?
What started as a minor panic turned into a full-fledged route. Two men came running in and thousands scattered in every direction.
She gave him comforting words, a decent meal, and then a place to lay his head. He thought he was safe. She, however, knew that neutrality cannot exist when injustice and oppression are at stake.
Some choices need to be made again, and again, and again…
We need to give up our liberty if we ever want to experience true freedom.
Hope does not make life easier. In fact, it does the opposite with good reason.
When the final tally is counted will I be part of that thirteenth tribe? Will I be one of the ones who doesn’t count?
Oh little town of Bethlehem how still we see thee lie. Until the soldiers come with swords and make your mothers cry. Blood in thy dark streets floweth on this horrible night. The hopes and dreams of all it seems were crushed in thee tonight. It is horrible, isn’t it? This is how I “rewrote”…
Having a good thing is not always a good thing.
But Rehoboam rejected the advice of the older men and instead asked the opinion of the young men who had grown up with him and were now his advisers. (1 Kings 12:8) Read: 1 Kings 11:1-12:19, Acts 9:1-25, Psalm 131:1-3, Proverbs 17:4-5 Relate: “You’ve always got a better story.” It wasn’t a compliment. I thought it was…