Entries from October 31st, 2011

God’s “People’s Elbow”: The Prophets

October 31st, 2011 No Comments

What do the Tooth Fairy, Scorpion King, and Rock have in common? They all answer to the name Dwayne Johnson who can be seen below with his signature move the “People’s Elbow”. Imagine for a moment the pain and shame dealt by Dwayne on these men. In Deuteronomy 17 the LORD gives Moses several commandments […]

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“Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Me Matey!!” -David the Hebrew Pirate

October 17th, 2011 No Comments

Okay maybe David didn’t utter those words. I can still remember sitting in my Old Testament class in undergraduate class and hearing Dr. Tatum explain that David operated like a pirate. This consqeuntly brought all sorts of imagery to my mind. In this present moment I am envisioning a swashbuckling Jack Sparrow type. David had […]


Let’s name our daughter “Billy Goat”!

October 10th, 2011 No Comments

Judges records one of the darkest eras in Ancient Israel. The book finishes with gang rape, genocide, and kidnapping. This is definitely an example of what not to do. In fact because the author frequently reminds us that a generation grew up who did not know the LORD that the actions in Judges are the […]