Morning Musing: 2 Samuel 11:5-6

“And the woman conceived, and she sent and told David, ‘I am pregnant.’ So David sent word to Joab, ‘Send me Uriah the Hittite.’ And Joab sent Uriah to David.”  (ESV – Read the chapter)

In Genesis 3, Moses writes that when Adam and Eve each took a bite of the fruit from the forbidden tree, the first thing they did was to hide. They were ashamed. They covered themselves up, and then, when God came walking in the garden in the cool of the day as was His custom, they hid from Him too. Sin does that. Read the rest…

Digging in Deeper: Judges 2:4

“As soon as the angel of the Lord spoke these words to all the people of Israel, the people lifted up their voices and wept.”  (ESV – Read the chapter)

Do you remember a time as a kid when you were misbehaving, knew it, but weren’t doing anything about it? You just kept right on down that path figuring that you’d deal with the consequences when that time came. And eventually, the time did indeed come. Your parent or teacher or some other authority finally caught you and sat you down and basically said, “You’ve had your fun, but what were you thinking? Now it’s time to pay the Piper.” Read the rest…