God’s Kindness to the Undeserving
2 Samuel 9 Remember, much of what we see in the OT is a foreshadowing of the coming of Christ. David, who the Messiah will be from his lineage, is foreshadowing and prophetic of the Messiah. 1) The family of Saul were David’s enemies. Yet, David reached out to the house of Saul. God reaches […]
A Bed for a Bank
Matthew 6:19-21, 24; Luke 15:8-10; 21:1-4, 16:9; 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19 Did you hear about the woman who used her bed for a bank? Due to some “traumatic experiences with banks” she decided to deposit her money in her mattress. According to news reports this Israeli woman lost her life savings in a landfill. On Monday, June 8, 2009, her thoughtful […]
Gambling: What Is At Stake?
Isaiah 65:11 Introduction: Philip L. Wilson shares the following, “Gambling in some form or other has been around since ancient times. Some pharaohs of Egypt were known to be compulsive gamblers and often had their dice buried with them. Gambling was prevalent in ancient China as well, prompting the philosopher Confucius, who lived 500 years […]