1 Samuel 14 :21-27….Enlightened eyes.

Now the Hebrews who had been with the Philistines before that time and who had gone up with them into the camp, even they also turned to be with the Israelites who were with Saul and Jonathan. Likewise, when all the men of Israel who had hidden themselves in the hill country of Ephraim heardContinue reading “1 Samuel 14 :21-27….Enlightened eyes.”

1 Peter 5: 12-14….The letter’s closure.

By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it. She who is at Babylon, who is likewise chosen, sends you greetings, and so does Mark, my son. Greet one another with the kiss ofContinue reading “1 Peter 5: 12-14….The letter’s closure.”

1 Peter 5: 6-11….The devil at work.

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowingContinue reading “1 Peter 5: 6-11….The devil at work.”

1 Peter 4: 1-6….Choices to make.

Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. For the time that isContinue reading “1 Peter 4: 1-6….Choices to make.”

1 Samuel 14: 6-14….A small but convincing victory!

Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armour, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the LORD will work for us, for nothing can hinder the LORD from saving by many or by few.” And his armour-bearer said to him, “Do all that is inContinue reading “1 Samuel 14: 6-14….A small but convincing victory!”

1 Samuel 14: 1-5…. A courageous young man.

One day Jonathan the son of Saul said to the young man who carried his armour, “Come, let us go over to the Philistine garrison on the other side.” But he did not tell his father. Saul was staying in the outskirts of Gibeah in the pomegranate cave at Migron. The people who were withContinue reading “1 Samuel 14: 1-5…. A courageous young man.”