A woman beginning her ninth decade laughs when she is told that she will bear a son. Her husband is ten years her senior which adds to the seeming impossibility. In response to her laughter, God asks Abraham a question, “is anything too hard for the LORD?” (Genesis 18:14)
That same question remains for us.
The Banquet Table is Set Luke 14:16-24 records the parable of the Great Banquet. The main point of the story is that the invited guests gave lame excuses as to why they could not attend. In the place of the original invitees, the dregs of society are then persuaded to enter into the feast. Jesus … Read more
The Bible presents life as it really is. Scripture stories are about people who do the same stupid things that I find myself doing. I am encouraged by this. In Exodus 17 we have the Nation of Israel in the desert and in need of water. This is a real need, especially in an arid … Read more