What comes to mind when we think of Samson? A Mighty Man who was brought down by woman – some woman named Delilah. We define Samson by his unusual physical strength, but mostly by his relationship with women, especially with that "imaginary woman" - the hybrid of all the women in his life, and we… Continue reading Samson & The Women In His Life
There are different types of Mothers, but today, in the Spirit of Mother's Day and as we continue to celebrate Mother's Month, I'll be sharing 4 kinds of Mothers in the Bible... WOMAN NUMBER 1: The Virtuous Woman She gets up before dawn to prepare breakfast for her household and plan the day’s work for her… Continue reading FOUR Types of Mothers
Are you a Head-Covering Christian? Corinthians 11:5: ‘A woman dishonors her head if she prays or prophesies without a covering on her head’ (NLT) In 1 Corinthians 11: 1-16, Apostle Paul went to town with the topic of Head Covering for the Christian Women in Corinth, a teaching believed by many believers as a standard… Continue reading On “Head Covering…”
Eve. What comes to mind when we think about Eve? "She ate the "Apple"" seems totop the list. "She was tempted by a snake". "She came out of a man's rib". "She caused all the problems in the world"... And so forth. While some of these claims have some credibility, most times they are just… Continue reading The Story of Eve: Woman. Wife. Mother.
As we approach Easter, I find myself asking this question, again: What is the time-line of Jesus' crucifixion? How did Jesus spend the final days and hours leading up to His Death and resurrection? And how can we explain it in chronological order? The 4 Gospels Matthew, Mark Luke and John recorded the life of… Continue reading The Final Week of Jesus: A Day-by-Day Account
This is the story of a popular family in the Bible - from Abraham to Judah. They were indeed a chosen generation, a people who had a "Covenant" with God. But despite this, they were also a family deeply tarnished by atrocities and lots of scandal... Let's Talk About Esau So, what did Esau do… Continue reading A Lineage of Grace and a Lineage of Castaways
Ezekiel 22:30 is no doubt a popular verse of the Bible, and one which has become one of our catch phrases in the Christian community. It's the verse where God was searching for somebody to "stand in the gap". It reads: "I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and… Continue reading Standing In The Gap: The BackStory