Prophet Elisha Sends Bears to Attack Annoying Children

"Sunday Sermon" The Prophet Elisha grew up in the desert. When his mentor, the Prophet Elijah was translated, Elisha became the prophet and adviser to the kings of Israel. He performed mighty miracles during his ministry. Renaissance Painting - Mocking Children in "Modern" Attire: Even the Lord’s “anointed” isn’t always treated with respect. As Elisha went up to … Continue reading Prophet Elisha Sends Bears to Attack Annoying Children

“A Tale of Two Gods” — Old and New Testaments

Superficial readers of the Bible sometime conclude that the God of the Old Testament is very different from the God of the New Testament.  The Old Testament has a "God of wrath." The New Testament has a "God of love." God of Wrath Mark Twain described the Gods of the Old and New Testament as … Continue reading “A Tale of Two Gods” — Old and New Testaments

Why Are There So Many “YUCKY” Stories in the Old Testament?

"Sunday Sermon" Levi & Simeon Massacre and Pillage Stories in the Old Testament make me cringe.  They are full of sex and violence. They are disgusting and disturbing. They include: rape, robbery, murder, torture, incest, fraud, betrayal, massacres, pillage, homosexuality, and prostitution. Indeed, the Old Testament is X-rated. “What is the Lord trying to teach … Continue reading Why Are There So Many “YUCKY” Stories in the Old Testament?