Does God Behave Badly??

The conversation at the breakfast table got very lively this week. “That’s not fair!” “God was mean!” “Why would God do that?!” I took a deep breath and mentally stepped back. I hadn’t expected the children to respond this way to our Bible study, but okay, why not? Lets tackle this head on. And I […]

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When Altitude affects Attitude

My 11 year old son has been asking me for months to read 1st & 2nd Chronicles out loud. Last year, we read Joshua through 2 Kings as a family, but then I moved to the New Testament. We recently wrapped up James and Revelation, and so now seems like as good a time as […]

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Not a Hint; Burn the Ships

At the time of the Civil War, the North had a naval ship yard in Norfolk, Virginia, which they were dedicated to protecting from the Confederate forces. In 1861, Virginia succeeded to the South, and the Federal forces began to clear their ships out of the ship yard, but they could not evacuate the retired […]

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After God’s Heart

Do you ever read your bible and wonder what was God was thinking? Sometimes I do. While I’ve been camping out in 1 Samuel with my kids, we read in chapter 15 about how God told King Saul to go against the Amalekites. They are recorded as being some of the descendants of Esau and […]

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