Anarchy Among the People of Israel

Today’s Bible reading* can be summarized in the last verse from today’s reading: In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever seemed right to him. Judges 21:25 (CSB) In fact, this sentence is repeated frequently in the book of Judges. The first verse of today’s reading includes the first part of…

Things We Don’t Talk About

Wow, where do I begin with a devotional on today’s Bible reading*? There are so many practical applications to today’s reading, but I’ll only mention a couple Today’s reading covers some issues we don’t talk about in church. But all of God’s Word is God’s Word. And we shouldn’t be ashamed to talk about those…

Depravity and Intercession

In today’s Bible reading*, we read about the depths of depravity of the citizens of Sodom, Lot, and Lot’s daughters. At the same time, we see Abraham’s intercession on behalf of the citizens of Sodom. Much has been said about the sin of the people of Sodom. But as you read the story, you see…