Wimp or Warrior

Judges 6:12-13: “The angel of the Lord appeared to him and said to him, ‘The Lord is with you, O valiant warrior.’ Then Gideon said to him, ‘Oh my lord, if the Lord is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all His miracles which our fathers told...

White Hairs and Mildew

Leviticus 14:14 “The priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.” Observation: Leviticus 13 and 14 are unusually long...

Wet Paint

Acts 27:9-10, 20, 22, 31 “Paul began to admonish them, and said to them, ‘Men, I perceive that the voyage will certainly be with damage and great loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives.’…All hope of our being saved was gradually abandoned…...

Tired, Old Strategies

Ezra 4:13-16 “Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute…and it will damage the revenue of the kings…It is not fitting for us to see the king’s dishonor…You will have no possession in the...

The Stones Did Cry Out

John 19:2-3 “The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to Him again and again, saying, ‘Hail, king of the Jews!’ And they struck Him in the face” (NIV). Observation: Pilate, the Roman...