The Politics of Joy

December 11, 2016

Download .mp3 Isaiah 35 English Standard Version (ESV) The Ransomed Shall Return 35 The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad;     the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; 2 it shall blossom abundantly     and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it,     the majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They

Bad Politics

February 21, 2016

1 Samuel 8 Israel Demands a King 8 When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel. 2 The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba. 3 Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes