PHINEHAS FAITH

โ€œThen stood up Phinehas, and wrought judgment, and so the plague was stayed.  And that was counted unto him for righteousness, Unto all generations forever (Psalms 106:30-31).โ€ The Back Story This brief account in Psalms comes from Numbers 25 where the children of Israel are being confronted with local Canaanite deities that appeal to their sensual…

MIND THE KIDNEYS

When I was in 8th grade we learned that I had only one fully functioning kidney.  The left kidney was under-developed and would be unable to support my life system if I ended up losing the other kidney.  This led to consequences that seemed unfair since I was very much looking forward to playing football…

THE CONVERSION OF THE PROPHET NEBUCHADNEZZAR

Editorial Note:  Due to the summarization of contents in this short article, it will be incumbent on the reader to refer to the biblical citations in order to have a fuller understanding of the details of the story.  Additionally, it may assist the reader to be familiar with the Deuteronomy 32 worldview (Heiser). In the first…