The eleventh chapter of Judges contains a strange and somewhat outrageous story. Jephthah makes a vow; if the Lord will grant him victory in war, he will offer as a burnt offering the first thing which greets him when he arrives back home. It is not clear what or who Jephthah expects to come bouncing out of his house … More A Female Version of Jesus?
In the thirtieth chapter of Numbers, Moses addressed the making of vows. Integrity was to mark the true worshiper of God. When a person entered into a contract, whether it resulted in their good or harm, they were to perform that which they promised. However, there were two exceptions given in this chapter. There were two … More Safety in Submission
There are families who struggle with liquor. One can look at their family tree and see alcoholic grandfathers, aunts, uncles and siblings. It appears the “alcohol gene” runs rampant in their DNA. One concern in our nation is generational welfare. Not all, but some who receive government assistance are lacking in character and industry. Sadly, … More Patriarchal Pathological Liars