A Gripe and a Wedding

I have a real gripe!  Let me give you some history.  My daughter is going to get married for the second time.  It has taken her a while to agree to marry the man she has dated for a while now.  Oh, she accepted his ring, but her first marriage has made her trust-shy.  So, … Continue reading A Gripe and a Wedding

Becoming Eli?

Ⅰ Samuel Becoming Eli? You might wonder why I called this post “Becoming Eli”.  This morning during my Bible study I opened the Book to Ⅰ Samuel, at the very first chapter.  I read through the first several chapters and the thing that bothered me the most were the chapters pertaining to Eli.  Eli was … Continue reading Becoming Eli?

Thoughts on Temptation of Christ, post 1

Thoughts on Christ’s temptation.  First, let us understand the word “tempt”.  So few of us truly understand this word.  Since the Bible was authorized by the English, then we could use the English meaning.  It appears the word was a Middle English word from “tempten”, maybe borrowed from Old French “tempter”, coming from the Latin … Continue reading Thoughts on Temptation of Christ, post 1