Donald Trump Found Guilty …

Preface note: This is NOT one of my “devotional” posts based on the day’s Bible readings. This is an exercise in “free speech”, a provision in the US Constitution’s First Amendment. I plan to not make any further comments on yesterday’s verdict. I have many, more important things to spend my time and effort on….

The Leaders of the People Challenge God’s Sovereign Choice of Aaron as their Priestly Leader

Once again, the people have rejected God’s sovereign choice of their leader. To indicate whom God had chosen to serve as the priestly leader of the people, God told Moses to collect a staff from each of the Israelite tribes. He was to write the name of the tribe on the staff and write Aaron’s…

God Cut a Covenant with Abram

In today’s Bible reading*, we read that God cut a covenant with Abram. In the Old Testament days, when two people made an agreement, they would slaughter an animal, cut the animal in two pieces and walk together between the two pieces agreeing that if either broke the covenant, the covenant-breaker would suffer the fate…

Abram Follows God’s Call

In today’s Bible reading*, Abram follows God’s call to leave his home in modern-day Southern Iraq, up the Fertile Crescent into modern-day Syria and down through modern-day Lebanon, Israel, across to Egypt, and back up into Israel, settling in Hebron. The trip was over 3000 miles. On foot. And Abram had a lot of stuff…