When bad things occur, they frequently happen to the incorrect person. And when that happens, we are always left with that haunting query, “Why?” Somewhere in all this, there’s room for the tale of Job.
For, as we have learned, a better man never lived in his day. He wasn’t only a good man, [...]
The essence of real repentance is that the mind does a turnaround. The Greek word is metanoia, meaning, literally, “to change one’s mind.” That is exactly what’s happened to the once-proud Pharisee on the road to Damascus. He modified his mind about God, about Jesus, about the Resurrection, about those who followed Christ.
On his way to make an even larger name for himself, the laser of Our Lord God’s presence stopped him in his tracks, striking him blind. Like that group of shepherds faithfully watching their sheep years earlier on another heavy night outside Jerusalem, Saul and his companions slid to the ground, shocked. You get [...]
I never set my affections on these things in the 1st place. And when it came to the children, I have accepted from the day we had our first kid till we had our last, they’re all God’s. He’s the person who gave them, and he’s the person who has got the right to [...]
Due to David’s many mighty acts and the bequest he left, it is easily forgotten that for 12 or more years he lived as a fugitive and spent many hours of discouragement and disillusionment in the wasteland. He used to be a damaged, humbled man during those days as a fugitive. He learned much [...]
Behind the great crisis of Saul’s life is a particularly fascinating analogy—an analogy between Saul’s death and Christ’s death.
At first impression we would say, “What in the world would we find common to both Saul and Christ?” in fact there are 6 analogies worth pointing out. First, Saul’s death seemed to be the [...]