Consider The Back Story Before You Blame

Solomon…Rehoboam…Jeroboam…how much do you know about these names? If you were an Israelite, you would immediately recognize them as important figures in a critical moment in your nation’s history, much like Americans immediately connect the names Lincoln, Jackson, and Lee to a pivotal point in our history (the Civil War). Israel also had a time …

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A Physical Illustration, a Spiritual Experience, and an Eternal Reality

Everyone loves a story that has a good ending. We like the part that says, “And they lived happily ever after.” I’ve read a lot of books and I’ve learned that the ending is satisfying in direct proportion to the events of the story. The greater the conflict, the more gratifying the resolution. I think …

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