In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

It happened in the spring of the year, at the time when kings go out to battle, that David sent Joab and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the people of Ammon and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem. Then it happened one evening...
So Ends the Story of Saul

So Ends the Story of Saul

As we’ve read through 1 Samuel over the last few weeks we’ve followed the tragic tale of King Saul’s life. When we first met him, he was a young man full of promise. In our last encounter, he was a self-defeated wretch. What happened? When the Bible...
Nature Abhors a Vacuum

Nature Abhors a Vacuum

Then Samuel said to the people, “Do not fear. You have done all this wickedness; yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart. And do not turn aside; for then you would go after empty things which cannot profit or deliver, for...
Weed & Feed Season

Weed & Feed Season

I’m a gardening dolt. I admit it. I know nothing about gardening and it shows. A weed is taking over my lawn. I don’t know what it is, but it’s been gaining ground for some years. I first saw it growing in my neighbor’s lawn before it spread...
Don’t Miss Your Turn!

Don’t Miss Your Turn!

No doubt you are familiar with the story of David and Goliath. Here’s a quick reminder of one small part of the story. Then David spoke to the men who stood by him saying, “…Who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the...

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