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A Work In Progress · 16h ago

1 Samuel 7:3-17 (Part 3) – Water, Essential Physically, And Therefore, God’s Favorite Symbol

1 Samuel 7:3-17 (Part 3 of 3) Samuel Leads Israel to Victory Water is important. Water is the elixir of life. Without it, we will die. We live in a water-like substance for the first nine mo...
A Work In Progress · 1d ago

1 Samuel 7:3-17 (Part 2) – How Hating Something Can Become Idol Worship

1 Samuel 7:3-17 (Part 2 of 3) Samuel Leads Israel to Victory Donald Trump has become a god for liberals and anyone who is not white. I know that it is a brash statement but he has become jus...
A Work In Progress · 2d ago

1 Samuel 7:3-17 (Part 1) – Trusting God Because of License Plates & Closed Post Offices

1 Samuel 7:3-17 (Part 1 of 3) Samuel Leads Israel to Victory Have you ever thought what would have happened in your life if a certain event had not happened? Those moments may have not even ...
A Work In Progress · 3d ago

1 Samuel 6:18-7:2 – Actions Should Have Consequences

1 Samuel 6:18-7:2 The Ark Moved to Kiriath-Jearim “You are on restrictions for the rest of your life!”, my ex-wife would scream at her boys in a fit of anger over bad behavior of her kids. I...
A Work In Progress · 4d ago

1 Samuel 6:1-18 – Do You Play “If…Then” Games With God?

1 Samuel 6:1-18 The Philistines Return the Ark Last night, at the dinner table, as has been our practice here lately, we read one of the Psalms. We have been reading through them consecutive...
A Work In Progress · 5d ago

1 Samuel 5:1-12 – I Cannot Co-Exist with The Co-Exist Bumper Stickers

1 Samuel 5:1-12 The Ark in Philistia There are some things in life that, as we say in the South, “gets your goat!” For the under-educated folks not having been blessed by God by being born a...
A Work In Progress · 6d ago

1 Samuel 4:12-22 – It’s Like America Looking in the Mirror (Repeating Ancient Israel’s History)

1 Samuel 4:12-22 The Death of Eli Well, it looks like Israel has hit its rock bottom here in 1 Samuel 4:12-22. Two generations or so removed from entering the Promised Land, they are about a...
A Work In Progress · 1w ago

1 Samuel 4:1b-11 (Part 3) – Are You A “Looks Like We Made It” Christian?

1 Samuel 4:1b-11 (Part 3 of 3) The Phillistines Capture the Ark There was a song back in the 1990s power surge by country music when artists like Garth Brooks and Shania Twain were the bigge...
A Work In Progress · 1W ago

1 Samuel 4:1b-11 (Part 2) – Can Contemporary Church Become What It Rebelled Against?

1 Samuel 4:1b-11 (Part 2 of 3) The Phillistines Capture the Ark Those of us who attend contemporary, non-traditional church often rag on traditional, denominationally oriented churches becau...
A Work In Progress · 1W ago

1 Samuel 4b-11 (Part 1) – Phinehas or Paw-Paw: The Choice Is Yours

1 Samuel 4:1b-11 (Part 1 of 3) The Phillistines Capture the Ark Yesterday morning, I found out as soon as I returned from my usual morning 1 hour and 40 minute walk (usually between 4:20am a...