I was recently asked the question if Ichabod always precedes famine and calamity.
Let’s first learn the origin of Ichabod.
Then she named the child Ichabod, saying, “The glory has departed from Israel!” because the ark of God had been captured and because of her father-in-law and her husband. 1 Sam 4:21 Continue reading
It is a really tragic and sad story but it contains language that I find confusing.
From an Australian news source; A Sydney woman who died after sliding more than 40 metres from a slippery ice face in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park had planned to celebrate her 39th birthday with her husband when she emerged from the bush. Continue reading
Last Saturday Linda and I were cleaning up around the house when we came upon a book called Impeachment of the Bible.
I remember finding that book almost 30 years ago when I was looking for something at my grandparent’s house.
It was published in the 1923 and the title says it all. Continue reading
Now many people, a very great assembly, gathered at Jerusalem to keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread in the second month. They arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and they took away all the incense altars and cast them into the Brook Kidron. Continue reading
Do you ever feel like you’re being punished by God for something you’ve done?
I’ll admit I think that at times.
Last night I was, as I call it, deathly sick and 2 thoughts run through my mind; what did I eat or what did I do? Continue reading
And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, in the law and in the commandment, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart. So he prospered. 2 Chron 31:21
Wouldn’t it be really great to prosper; for God to just pour out His blessings on you? Continue reading
To the pure all things are pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled. Titus 1:15
A new study shows a decline in “religious” belief in certain countries, to the point of extinction. Continue reading
The queen, because of the words of the king and his lords, came to the banquet hall. The queen spoke, saying, “O king, live forever! Do not let your thoughts trouble you, nor let your countenance change. There is a man in your kingdom in whom is the Spirit of the Holy God.” Dan 5:10-11
The handwriting was on the wall and no one knew what to do. Continue reading
Linda was off for Spring Break and I decided to take a week of vacation with her.
Lindsey and Jeff had a trip to San Francisco, so we did some house and dog sitting for them.
For most of the week we went geocaching, of course. Continue reading
I read an article this morning from the L. A. Times (online) entitled “Crystal Cathedral sex covenant stirs controversy”
It deals with a covenant that choir members were asked to sign stating that God intends sex to be between married heterosexuals.
The covenant says: Continue reading