The Last Words of David…


2Sam 22-24 Closing the book of 2Samuel I always become a bit teary when I come to the end of one book. In 2Samuel I have walked with David through each chapter and have come away knowing that although these are his last words, they are not the “last” words. When my life draws to […]

Jesus our Kinsman-Redeemer


Boaz, Ruth and Naomi– The story of Ruth begins where we left off in Judges.  The author spins his tale with outsiders becoming insiders through the gracious work of God as He provides Ruth’s kinsman-redeemer in the life of Boaz.  It begins in famine and ends after a circuitous route from Bethlehem to Moab, the […]

God’s Tough Love & His Patience


Judges 9-12 Naughty Children Experience God’s Tough Love There is a pattern that becomes very evident in this book, and it is what we read in Judges 10:10-16 “The Israelites cried out for help to the Lord: “We have sinned against you. We abandoned our God and worshiped the Baals.” How often do we like […]