The Rich Man and Lazarus

Jeremiah 7:22-26 (HCSB) …for when I brought your ancestors out of the land of Egypt, I did not speak with…

Hitting the Mark

James 4:17 (HCSB) So it is a sin for the person who knows to do what is good and doesn’t…

Deaths (plural)

*This blog is dedicated to the memory of Vincent “Vinny” Saccone (1965-2020), who had been encouraging me to publish it……

What it Means to Image God

Psalms 73:11-12… 18-20 (HCSB) The wicked say, “How can God know? Does the Most High know everything?” Look at them…

Cursed be Canaan?

Have you ever wondered why Noah would say that his grandson Canaan is cursed? This the a quote of Noah…

Irony

“Irony” is one way to characterize how the “dominion of darkness” is defeated. You would think that being given over…

A Picture From Luke 22

“A harmful spirit from the Lord,” tormented Saul. (1 Samuel 16:14-15) “God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the…

Responding to Babylon

1 Peter 5:13-14 (HCSB) The church in Babylon, also chosen, sends you greetings, as does Mark, my son. Greet one…

A Kingdom of Children

Luke 2:8-12 (HCSB) In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over…

Thoughts on Atonement

Esther 4:10-12a (HCSB) Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to tell Mordecai, “All the royal officials and the people…