Fawlty Tower of Bricks

8 Now Cush became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth.9 He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: Therefore it is said, “Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the Lord.”10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel … Genesis 10: 9-11a Here I am, minding my own business, reading along inContinue reading “Fawlty Tower of Bricks”

Things Hard to Understand

15 Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him. 16 He writes the same way in all his letters, speaking in them of these matters. His letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort,Continue reading “Things Hard to Understand”

Who Cares about Hair Length? Also, Nazirites

Let me start by saying that I couldn’t care less how men and women wear their hair in contemporary society. And I don’t think God cares either, so long as the heart is in the right place (honouring God, loving others). As Paul reminds us in 1 Corinthians 10, Everything is permissible”, but not everythingContinue reading “Who Cares about Hair Length? Also, Nazirites”

The (Dis)Honour of Women in Judges

Throughout the Bible, God is reminding us, through story, of who is coming. Our bridegroom, Jesus Christ, is coming (Matt 25:6)! God tells us over and over again how far we have fallen but also how much He loves us and will save and restore us as His Church through the perfect work of JesusContinue reading “The (Dis)Honour of Women in Judges”