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How Not to Bless the Nations

The king was understandably upset. In a single night it had all unraveled. What had started out as an inviting series of developments had taken a turn that would unseat anyone's peace of mind. Divine deaththreats in the night hours…
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Irony, Sovereignty and Cheeses

Reading the story of David and Goliath recently (I Samuel 17), I found myself wondering what the cheeses were all about. In the midst of an otherwise dramatic story, the narrator lingers over the homely details of Jesse's instructions to…