Some time later, he fell in love with a woman in the Valley of Sorek whose name was Delilah. -Judges 16:4 Last week we touched on Samson’s mother and how it’s not easy accepting the decisions our children make. This week we continue with the life of Samson and the lady that led to his … Continue reading The Man or the Money?
The Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary states the meaning of Delilah's name as "with long hair hanging down." How fitting that it is Samson's hair that ultimately brings her a vast fortune. One source said the 1100 silver shekels from each of the five rulers of the Philistines would equal fifteen million dollars today. That ain't … Continue reading Doing the Delilah
Today we take time to reflect on a precious verse and a beautiful song. We call it Word & Worship. OUR WORD for TODAY: Isn't it God who gives us the breath that we breathe? Worship is when we give God His breath back. "You have heard the stories many times, and the Spirit has enlightened you about their meaning, … Continue reading WORD & WORSHIP – Great are You Lord
A certain man of Zorah, named Manoah, from the clan of the Danites, had a wife who was childless, unable to give birth. The angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, “You are barren and childless, but you are going to become pregnant and give birth to a son." Judges 13:2-3 When our children … Continue reading Oh, You’re Samson’s Mom
If you knew my dog Jake like I know him, you would wake up each day wondering what kind of chaos was going to occur. From stealing a container of chicken salad off the kitchen counter and devouring its contents to escaping from his kennel like a canine Houdini, he goes about his day without … Continue reading Doggedly Determined to be Undeceived
I’m confident there’s not a single person reading these words who can honestly say they’ve never personally experienced some sort of trial. Unfortunately trials are a part of life and, at some point on our journey, we will all experience pain, heartache, disappointment, rejection or some type of difficulty. Perhaps you are going through a … Continue reading Trials to Testimonies
The angel of the Lord appeared to Manoah’s wife and said, “ Even though you have been unable to have children, you will soon become pregnant and give birth to a son.” (Judges 13: 2-3) Manoah’s wife was working in the field when an angel appeared to her and told her she would become pregnant … Continue reading Instructions Not Included