Quarantined, for His Purposes

Quarantines are a real possibility, even in this day. A quarantine is imposed when disease is contagious enough that it would harm a society: Measles, Smallpox, and the recent COVID-19 are just a few physical diseases where isolation must be imposed. It can be severe— an epidemic, with desperate consequences if not adhered to; inContinue reading “Quarantined, for His Purposes”

Notice Leah’s Eyes, [Handicaps]

    Stuck in the wonderful convolutions of scripture we can start a great study of Leah and her sister Rachel. These two daughters of Laban have become Jacob’s wives. Now, we may question this polygamy when all we know is monogamy. These kind of decisions may be criticized and even outright challenged, but weContinue reading “Notice Leah’s Eyes, [Handicaps]”

The ‘Insignificant’ Church

“He won’t brush aside the bruised and the hurt and he won’t disregard the small and insignificant.” (Isaiah 42:3) Somehow, and someway we often get ‘side-tracked’ in our thinking. We get confused and the enemy makes sure we don’t walk in the truth. At this present time, it does seem like some of the ChurchContinue reading “The ‘Insignificant’ Church”

Picking Up a Stone

“They kept demanding an answer, so he stood up again and said, “All right, but let the one who has never sinned throw the first stone!” (John 8:7, NLT) “None knows the weight of another’s burden.” -George Herbert Definitely we must discern motives and false doctrine. We’re to be constantly aware of people and issues thatContinue reading “Picking Up a Stone”