October 2019

The Rule of Love

How often have you heard 1 Corinthians 13, the “love chapter,” read at weddings? How often have you heard verses from this chapter quoted in the context of marriage? The only problem with this is that Paul did not write... Continue Reading →

Why Were They So Negative?

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the Lord, Micaiah the son of Imlah, but I hate him, for he never prophesies good concerning me, but evil.” 1... Continue Reading →

What about Calling People’s Sin Out?

In the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman, Jesus points out to the woman that she has had 5 husbands and that the man she is with now is not her husband. End of story. At least, that’s the... Continue Reading →

Should Prophets Be Stoned?

‘But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.’ And if you say in your... Continue Reading →

Sackcloth and Ashes

. . . with fasting and sackcloth and ashes. (Daniel 9:3) Daniel is a true prophet. Why do I say that? Because Daniel intercedes on behalf of his nation even though he is not personally responsible for their sin. He... Continue Reading →

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