Tribes in Deborah?

Tribes in Deborah?

I am reading The Oxford History of the Biblical World. A few interesting points. There are parallel stories. One of the most surprising is that from the Song of Deborah you count 10 tribes, not 12. Of which 2 are not considered tribes generally. From Judges 5:14...
Finding God in the Psalms

Finding God in the Psalms

This is a collection of unpolished thoughts on this book which I have been reading over the last month. What I have taken away which I consider of most importance is that all of creation is worshipping God, and that when we engage in worship, especially singing and...

Sam, Michael and Anna

Once upon a time there were three children called Sam, Michael and Anna. Now these children were best friends and all went to the same school. One day it was RE. Today Miss T. Ollertant was teaching about Buddhism. She told the class that Buddhism was the best...

The Call of Ezekial and thoughts on God

What does the call of Ezekiel teach about God – some notes. Eyes – all seeing Moving all over the place – Omnipresent (everywhere) Throne above – in control Noise – power Great expanse – power Living creatures –...
Agents/recipients of wrath

Agents/recipients of wrath

There are many examples in the Old Testament of people and nations being instruments of God’s justice only to find themselves later rebuked or destroyed themselves. Jehu – ¬†After destroying Ahab’s family (2 Kings 9,10) which seemed at the time to be...
Elijah vs Elisha

Elijah vs Elisha

When Elijah flees for his life to Mount Horeb God tells him “anoint Hazael king over Aram. Also, anoint Jehu son of Nimshi king over Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to succeed you as prophet” (1 Kings 19:15-16). Elijah only got...