1 Samuel 14: 47-52…A glowing report.

When Saul had taken the kingship over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, against the Ammonites, against Edom, against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines. Wherever he turned he routed them. And he did valiantly and struck the Amalekites and delivered Israel out of the hands ofContinue reading “1 Samuel 14: 47-52…A glowing report.”

Hebrews 12: 7-13….More thoughts on discipline

It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Besides this, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined usContinue reading “Hebrews 12: 7-13….More thoughts on discipline”

1 Samuel 4: 19-22…..Life goes on

Now his daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant, about to give birth. And when she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed and gave birth, for her pains came upon her. And about the time of her death the womenContinue reading “1 Samuel 4: 19-22…..Life goes on”

1 Samuel 4: 12-18….The death of Eli

A man of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh the same day, with his clothes torn and with dirt on his head. When he arrived, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road watching, for his heart trembled for the ark of God. And when the man came into theContinue reading “1 Samuel 4: 12-18….The death of Eli”