IN THE EIGHTEENTH YEAR of King Josiah’s reign in Judah, he initiates a project to renovate and repair the temple of the Lord. In the midst of this project, we are given a glimpse into the reality of how far the nation had fallen as we are told that the high priest "found the Book of the Law" during renovations to the temple in Jerusalem.
THE GAME OF BASEBALL is a temporary train ride where the conductor orders most of the passengers off the train before they reach their desired destination. I spent over twenty years of my life as a passenger on this train, but a few weeks ago, it became apparent to me that it was time to get off.
WHEN WE SUFFER MISTREATMENT and offense from others, we are confronted with the choice to either take revenge into our own hand or to take refuge in the sovereign hands of God. Shortly after stepping up as the savior of Israel and striking down the great enemy of God’s people, David gained an incredible increase in popularity among the people of Israel.