God often works, and shows his love, in mysterious ways. And at times through such ordinary happenings we mistake them for mere chance or circumstance. Like the time he used a mamma cat’s unusual behavior to encourage our grandchildren.
Wiping her brow and fixing her scarf to better shield her fair skin, Tamar couldn’t help but wonder. “Why can’t I look like other girls, and be like them?” Then bit her tongue for even thinking such a thing.
“Ooooh, she brought it out just so we could see it!” my little grandson cried, before promptly burst into tears. And at first I thought, “Oh how sweet!” But I think he was right!
Did you know that the more we eat, the more we want to eat – and that goes for spiritual food too! So get yourself a Bible reading plan and have a feast!
You may be feeling battle-scarred and weak after the rollercoaster ride of 2020. But at it draws to a close, remember the Lord has brought you through!
Radical discipleship: honor Christ through a simple frugal lifestlye, while loving him above all else.
Most services were offered in the marketplace, which functioned as everything from a center for shops to an employment office and even a courthouse.
The Oriental marketplace, much like our towns and cities, offered everything from banking and hospitality services, to launderers and barbers…
Although occupations in ancient Israel’s agriculturally-based economy gradually expanded over time, many of them remained family-based cottage industries.