Do you remember the Old Testament story of Amnon and Tamar? I figured. It is one of those often overlooked Bible stories even though it is intensely practical. Rather than summarizing the story for you, I thought I would give you the text from 2 Samuel 13:1-15: Now Absalom, David’s son, had a beautiful sister, whose name was Tamar. And after a time Amnon, David’s … Continue reading The Destructiveness of Sin
A couple weeks ago, Steph and I went to a funeral to support friends of ours. Their dad unexpectedly passed away at a young age and it has been a tragic loss for the family. Lately, I have found myself studying the book of Philippians and one of the major themes in this letter is that of “rejoicing.” Paul writes, “Rejoice in the Lord always; … Continue reading Rejoice in the Lord…Always?