I previously talked about the record of Israel demanding a king, and briefly touched on the warning that Samuel gave to the elders of Israel before they confirmed they wished for a king. I’m going to have another look at this passage, specifically at verses 11-18; as I think there are some interesting parallels between […]Read More Parallels between Samuel’s Warning To Israel about a King and modern governments.
Numbers 14:21 had immediate implications for the people of Israel, but it has contemporary implications for believers too.Read More The Future Foundation Of God’s Promise in Numbers 14:21
1And it came about when Samuel was old that he appointed his sons judges over Israel. 2 Now the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in Beersheba. 3 His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice. […]Read More Israel demands a King
The disciples dropped everything to follow Jesus, and it cost them still more.Read More Leaving Everything to Follow Jesus
Matthew 18:14 does not imply that God wills for all men to come to himself.Read More Who are “these little ones” in Matthew 18:14?
“And they devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” (Acts 2:42 ESV) In reading the New Testament, it is striking to see how simple the church was at its earliest. We can see this vividly in the second chapter of Acts, where it is described […]Read More Devotions of the Church: Acts 2:42
Jesus is categorically clear that remarriage after divorce is adultery, without providing any conditions.Read More Remarrying after divorce is not permitted in the New Testament