Category: Bible

Scripture Challenge: 2 SAMUEL — “Not for the Faint of Heart”

Murder, war, adultery, rape, and betrayal.  Sounds like a television show… One that I wouldn’t want to watch because it would probably be rated “R”, yet here I am, reading through the book of 2 Samuel, and I am a bit overwhelmed at the gory details. Most of the time when we study the life…

I Like it Better When You’re Nice

I am not even tempted to use foul language. Commonly used words that are not even considered curse words (like stupid or crap) are offensive to me, but just because I choose to eliminate certain words from my vocabulary doesn’t mean that I’m exempt from the implication of this passage. They say that confession is…

Bring it On!

This is a post I wrote for http://contagiousjoy4him.com/ Abraham Lincoln said: “He never asked us to do something great.” (After being asked, “What did you think of the sermon, Mr. President?”) Paul said, “For me to live is Christ, to die is gain.” [Phil. 1:21] Jesus said, “Whoever wants to become great among you must be…

Confessions of a Romantic

On a whim I started to title this post, “Whatever Happened to Romance”, and accidentally sent an empty post– with only the title (oops!), before I realized that it might be a bad idea, since my husband has been blogging with the same title, http://dougmunton.com/2013/07/24/whatever-happened-to-sunday-school/ and http://dougmunton.com/2013/07/18/whatever-happened-to-discipleship/. I decided it would be too funny! …and…

THIS Day…

I knew this day was coming. It’s not THE day, but a hard one nonetheless. It’s one of those milestones that, once you pass it, there’s no turning back.  The day my little girl gives her employer her two-week notice.  The day the crate arrives. Not an easy day for me–or her baby sister! The…