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 …

Between Insight and Obtuseness

Have you ever been indicted for being obtuse?  To be obtuse is to be thick-headed, unaware, imperceptive, or slow on the uptake. Husbands are often this way when their wife is dropping hints about an upcoming anniversary or special event… or some home repair that needs attention. Wives can be this way when the husband …

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 …