Nose-Rings and Bracelets

“And it came to pass as the camels completed drinking, the man took an nose-ring of gold, its weight being half-a-shekel, and two bracelets for her hands, their weight being ten gold shekels, and he said, ‘Whose daughter are you, please tell me. Also, in your father’s house is there a place for us to… Read More

The Woman at the Well

“Then the servant ran over to meet her and said, ‘Please provide a drink for me of a little water from your pitcher.’ And she said, ‘Drink my lord.’ And she hastened to put down her pitcher by her hand and provided him drink.’” (Genesis 24:17-18)   You almost need to picture the site of… Read More

Blessed Be the Name of the Lord!

“You love all of the words of confusion on a tongue of trickery. But God will tear you down forever, He will take you and drag you from your tent; He will repeatedly uproot you from the land of the living. Selah! (Psalm 52:6-7 {verses 4-5 in English Translations})   Here we transition and David… Read More

What to do when We Cannot See Our Way out of a Mess

“Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. She went and filled the waterskin and gave a drink to the lad.” (Genesis 21:19)   Sometimes people look at this passage and wonder at how Hagar could not have seen a well nearby. There are two elements we need to keep in… Read More