'Babylon' Tagged Posts

'Babylon' Tagged Posts

“EVEN TO YOUR OLD AGE”

Will & Ariel Durant were the husband & wife team who wrote the multivolume Story Of Civilization which is found in many libraries. They once compared civilization to a river and its banks.  In the main channel are the kings and politicians and celebrities.  But the real history happens on the banks of the river where everyday people get married, have kids, work on farms, write poetry, whittle statues, earn a living. The people of Isaiah’s day were like this…

“CAN THESE BONES LIVE?”

You may remember an old spiritual:  “Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones…O hear the word of the Lord…the foot bone’s connected to the leg bone, the leg bone’s connected to the knee bone…” and so on.  That old spiritual song is taken from a vision God gave to the prophet Ezekiel in the 37th chapter, this morning’s Old Testament lesson. Ezekiel pictures the people of Judah to whom the Savior has been promised, trudging to Babylon in chains, a…