'King Saul' Tagged Posts

'King Saul' Tagged Posts

“THE BALAAM SYNDROME”

As the calendar year winds down and Advent ushers in a new church year, our thoughts focus on the future.  The Scriptures clearly tell us what awaits those who trust in Jesus and those who don’t. When it comes to the future, one writer describes what he calls “the Balaam syndrome.” You can read about the sorcerer, Balaam, in the Old Testament book of Numbers (chapters…

WAITING FOR JESUS

Young or old, it is true that we are waiting.  The psalmist said:  “My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning.” To wait on the Lord is another way of describing faith in the Lord.  St. Paul said that the whole creation waits in eager expectation, standing on tip-toes like a little boy waiting for the first unit of the parade to come down the…