Posts from January 2014

Posts from January 2014

OUR FATHER…

“Honor your father and your mother,” says the Bible.  If we grew up in a Christian home, we also learned to call God “our Father…” There are days when we may object:  Father?  Really?  What kind of father would take away my loved one?  What kind of father allows heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, accidents and the wars that send young men home in flag-draped coffins? But…

“SPEAK, LORD, FOR YOUR SERVANT IS LISTENING”

The Old Testament book of 1 Samuel  tells us that in the lawless days of the Judges, “The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord.” God has great plans for this boy. Samuel will grow to be a prophet in Israel, the first one in a long time.  Samuel will usher in the age of the prophets.  And what will…