Chopping with a Sharp Ax

What do you think is the most dangerous occupation in the world? Soldier? Test pilot? Police officer? Fire fighter? Bomb squad? In terms of fatalities per number of labors employed, some have said it is crab ship fisherman (go figure). Well, Solomon is addressing that subject in Ecc. 10:9-10; where he is speaking of occupational …

Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

In 1 Samuel 1, Hannah was barren in a day that looked upon barrenness as a judgment from God.  Her husband, Elkanah, loved her.  But he had another wife (another aberration of that day) named Peninnah, who vexed Hannah for having no children. Hannah went up with her husband to their annual pilgrimage to the …

Generational Drift

Psalm 78:1-7 says, “Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth! I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old, things that we have heard and known, that our fathers have told us. We will not hide them from …