David Numbers the People: The Three Choices

                                          David Numbers the People: The Three Choices Relevant passages: I Chronicles 21, II Samuel 24 When I was a young boy, it would seem I had a predisposition for mischief.  It’s true—but it’s not … Continue reading David Numbers the People: The Three Choices

The Paralytic (Mark 2)

Some notes and thoughts on the Lord's healing of the paralytic in Mark 2. 1 And again He entered Capernaum after some days, and it was heard that He was in the house.  2 Immediately many gathered together, so that there was no longer room to receive them, not even near the door. And He … Continue reading The Paralytic (Mark 2)

Wine, a Wedding and the Universe

A co-worker once asked me, "In light of all the science available, how can an intelligent person like you buy into the creation myth?"  He was referring to my belief in the literal Biblical account of six twenty-four hour periods when God created everything.  My answer surprised him.  I said the simple phrase, "initial conditions," and after a pause (I knew I … Continue reading Wine, a Wedding and the Universe

A Father, a Son, and the Birth of a Bride

It is my belief that every story, page, chapter and verse in the Bible is intended to teach us about the Son of God.  Luke 24:27 pretty much spells this out as fact.  But it's not hard to "see" some connection from the Old Testament to the New Testament that, maybe on occasion, perhaps, possibly, hypothetically … Continue reading A Father, a Son, and the Birth of a Bride