Judges

Judges 3:4 | Test or Temptation

The trials and tribulations of life are hard. Bad people, bad luck, and bad economy are always pushing us down. Some people make mistakes that cost them dearly. What if God placed all the bad things directly himself? Is it possible that […]

Judges

Judges 1:7 | Biblical Karma

Is Karma a real thing and what should we as Christians think about it? Is there any truth in Karma or is there a Biblical Karma? Karma is an idea from Indian pantheist religion where the full measure of someone’s life influences […]

Judges

Judges 3:7 | Lustful Passion and Dead Children

After reaching the Promised Land the people of Israel abandoned God. They loved the temporary and lustful pleasures that the other people groups around them had to offer. Forgotten are the god’s of Egypt they had found new god’s to worship. Baal […]

Judges

Judges 2:10 | The Parents Failed

To answer the question “am I failing as a parent” we need to understand the goal. My goal as a parent is to raise well adjusted, generous kids who love God. Who is responsible to teach children about God? Where do they […]

Church Life

What Version of the Bible?

Where you given a King James version of the Holy Bible? Many consider the King James Version to be the greatest translation. A problem for modern readers is the word choice is old. People have a hard time reading it. Are the […]

Genesis

Genesis 28:12 | Life Comes Fast

I was reflecting about when I graduated from college and I was sitting in rush hour traffic on my way to my first day of my first “career” job. I started crying. Unusual for me. I was about to start a corporate […]

Genesis

Genesis 27:5 | Blessing Lies

Esau and Jacob are twin brothers that lived an estranged life because of behavior which leads to the younger brother into tricking his older brother out of a birth right and blessing. This begs the question: Are there good lies in the […]

Genesis

Genesis 24:6 | Faith to Move Forward

In a previous study about what life, we choose for ourselves I wrote “Christ calls and ask that we lay our lives, our dreams, our passions at his feet. In return he will give us lives, dreams, and passions that will glorify […]

Genesis

Genesis 23:7 | God’s Judgement is Just

The Old Testament has Israel wrapped up in wars, slavery, and what seems like a never-ending struggle. When God made a way for the people of Israel to go into the promised land, they were given an order to kill everyone that […]

Genesis

Genesis 19:16 | Lingering in Sodom

What was the real sin of Sodom and Gomorrah? These cities are a famous set of names for two reasons. First is that God literally sent a meteor “sulfur and fire” from heaven to strike the cities. Second the description of the […]