Balaam and the Coming King (Numbers 22-24)

The story of Balaam was one of my childhood favorites. Who doesn’t like a guy with a talking donkey? It makes me laugh every time. A grown man’s donkey starts talking (never happened before or after) and he gets in an argument with the animal. How funny! Over the years this story has taken onContinue reading “Balaam and the Coming King (Numbers 22-24)”

God is Good… (Gen. 1-3)

We sometimes have someone say, “God is good”, with the response of the congregation, “all the time.”  The writer of Genesis begins with this statement of faith and carries it through the Pentateuch.  It is an important theme throughout Scripture. Genesis 1.2-4, when the earth was an empty void, with darkness over the face of theContinue reading “God is Good… (Gen. 1-3)”