You Smell So Good

Imagine you are a descendent of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Levi, and Aaron living in the land of Egypt. You are merely an odious slave living in the midst of pagans, and you have begun to live and worship like the idolaters about you. When God looks your way, like the Egyptians, your stench is unacceptable … More You Smell So Good

Hide No Longer

There are times when it is profitable to hide. Joseph ran from the adulterous wife of Potiphar. Elijah ran from the Ahab and Jezebel who sought his head. Paul taught his readers to flee from the devil and his temptations, and David taught his students to hide God’s Word in their hearts. Even Jesus told parables for the … More Hide No Longer

Defective, Yet Delightful

This morning, in my personal devotions, I became reacquainted with a very odd passage of Scripture. In Leviticus 21, God presents himself as the Sovereign One who is not so concerned with equal rights. According to modern thinking, God seems to be so crass and out of vogue. He is not culturally sensitive or politically correct. He discriminates. Hear Moses’ words: Leviticus 21:16–24   … More Defective, Yet Delightful