Nations: A Biblical Concept

Nations: A Biblical Concept

Globalization, Nationalism, and the Christian The world today seems to be lurching between two poles. On the one hand, we have Globalization, and on the other, Nationalism. Globalization begins with building an interconnected world via trade, finance, and technology....
1 Kings 17: God’s Provision

1 Kings 17: God’s Provision

God always fulfills His promises, and He always accomplishes His purposes. Previously, God had promised the Israelites that He would make the “sky like iron” and the “earth like bronze”, if they disobeyed Him and went after idols (Lev. 26:18–19; Deut. 11:16–17;...
1 Kings 17: God’s Provision

1 Kings 11: The Downfall of Solomon

There is an interesting contrast between 1 Kings 10 and 11. In 1 Kings 10, a pagan, an unbeliever, meets Solomon and comes away as a believer, saying “Blessed be the LORD your God who delighted in you…” (1 Kings 10:9). Now in 1 Kings 11, we see King Solomon depart...
1 Kings 17: God’s Provision

Judges 2: A Pattern of Idolatry

The book of Judges stands as a sad, stark contrast to the book of Joshua. Whereas the people of the conquest obeyed the Lord under Joshua’s leadership, they quickly fell into rebellion after his death. Because they had set aside God’s law, their enemies were defeating...