Prayer, OT

The OT records many prayers offered to God by his people.  A survey of them helps us to discern a number of basic prayer principles which infuse this most intimate of experiences with God. Although rituals are often associated with… (READ MORE)


Baal was a pagan god of storms and fertility, worshipped throughout the ancient Middle East because of its association with powerful forces.  Its name literally means “Owner,”  “Master,” or “Husband” in Canaanite literature,  Baal is often associated with the fertility… (READ MORE)

1 Kings 13 Jeroboam Warned by God

After this event Jeroboam did not turn from his evil way, but again he made priests from every class of people for the high places; whoever wished, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high… (READ MORE)

You’ve never seen anything like this

The classic, six-sided structure that we’ve come to associate with the tiny winter marvels. Until the advent of macrophotography and microphotography in the late 1800s, it was impossible to study the structure of snowflakes—they melted too quickly to be accurately… (READ MORE)

2 Samuel 11-20. David’s Troubles

David was a remarkable and successful leader, who left his imprint on secular and sacred history.  David was also a spiritually sensitive mean, who truly loved God and desired to obey him.  But David, like the rest of us, was… (READ MORE)