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?

Responding to Temptation?, post 2

While thinking on the series that is commonly called “The Temptation of Christ”, I thought about several other things to note and their correlations.  So, I wanted to break the post into two separate ones.  First post can be found here:  Thoughts on Temptation of Christ, post 1 But first let me get something off … Continue reading Responding to Temptation?, post 2

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