I Samuel 1-6: In the days of Samuel.

March 17, 2015. Daily Reading: I Samuel 1-6. Background: The book of Samuel begins in the latter times of the Judges and quickly develops into the monarchy of Israel, with Saul being anointed the first king in chapter nine. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 1 A mother’s faith:┬áSimilar to other stories such as Abraham and Sarah…

The vow of a Nazarite.

December 7, 2014. There is a concept that is put forth in Numbers 6 that is very interesting to me- the Nazarite vow. It would seem there are several instances in scripture that designate certain positions that take on a higher responsibility than the rest of the people, usually in the form of leadership. Such…

Obedience over sacrifice.

June 4, 2014. Tonight was the last night of the campaign (aka gospel meeting) that we had here in Nicaragua and it has been really good. There has been a story that has come up two nights in a row, so I thought I would talk about it tonight. It’s a good story that we…