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2 Samuel 16:13-14 ESV “So David and his men went on the road, while Shimei went along on the hillside opposite him and cursed as he went and threw stones at him and flung dust. And the king, and all the people who were with him, arrived weary at the Jordan. And there he refreshed himself.” I admire people who hold to their convictions and stand up for what they believe in. Shimei was one of those people I think. He seems to be having a hard time letting go of the past though, and accepting David as king. While David…

“Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.” Hebrews 11:11 Why would Sarah be willing to leave all that was familiar to her, and commit to a life of wandering?  The promise that God had made to Abraham reached far beyond just giving him and Sarah a son.  God had told him that he would become a great nation and that through that nation all the earth would be blessed.  Redemption from sin and the means of salvation from…

“Forty years later, in the desert near Mount Sinai, an angel appeared to Moses in the flame of a burning bush” Life has a funny way of catching us off guard, and usually at the most inconvenient times. Have you ever noticed that God can work that way as well?  Moses probably thought that chapter of his life was over, after all, forty years had passed. But that is usually when God is up to something.. in the silent, quiet, “everything is going well”’seasons of life.   When I read this portion of scripture this thought instantly came to my…