The story of David and Bathsheba leaves much to the imagination, allowing Bathsheba to be seen as either a clever opportunist or an innocent victim. I am convinced that we draw our opinions of situations based on the grid we look through. Example: the popular book, now movie The Shack, implies that everyone goes to heaven. … Continue reading Looking Through The Grid
My story is one that is notorious. Most at the very least, know my name. Bathsheba. The woman bathing on the roof that King David had to have. The harlot who became the king's wife after her husband was killed in battle at David's orders so to cover up a scandalous affair and illegitimate pregnancy. An affair in … Continue reading The Real Bathsheba
"Thank you very much for giving me this. And I appreciate my fans, also my wife and my girlfriend." The words recently tumbled out of the Ghanaian soccer player's mouth before he realized what he had said. He had received man-of-the-match honors and quickly became the "star" of the video that went viral. A few days … Continue reading Editing, rotating, reframing
Bathsheba. Hers is quite an intriguing story. Was she a pawn in King David's plan or was she a crafty seductress? I want her to be an innocent. That's how she's always been in my mind, but as the details of the story really sink in, I have my doubts. Late one afternoon, after his … Continue reading Eternal Judgement
It could have been bad, I mean really bad, but fortunately for me I had a timely warning and escaped the worst. The queasy stomach feeling lasted for a short time and then it passed, but I understand that some others have not fared as well. I will spare you the details. In an effort to treat … Continue reading I Just Want to Be Clean
Have you ever felt like a victim of your circumstances? Helpless to ever have a normal life because of something in your past? Perhaps you’ve convinced yourself that whatever may have happened to you is destined to write the chapters of your story still to come? Satan will use whatever tiny seed of negativity he … Continue reading Victim or Victor?
Years ago a young man chose to do drugs and get in his car and drive. During his drive he struck the car of some dear friends of mine, costing the life of one friend and injuring two others. This young man’s choice sent him to prison and affected so many with grief and pain. … Continue reading Choosing To Forgive