Give Us a King!

In today’s Bible reading*, the people demand that Samuel appoint a king to rule over them … just like the other nations have. Samuel seeks God’s mind on the matter. God knows that the people want something to substitute for Him. Rather than having a relationship with their Creator, they would rather have idols to…

Israel Breaks the Top Commandments

Do not have other gods besides me. Do not make an idol for yourself, whether in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth. Do not bow in worship to them, and do not serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am…