Taking from the poor

In the Old Testament of the Bible there is a story about King David and an affair he had.  The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a boy.  At this time, a prophet came to David and told him a story, to show him his wrong-doing in taking another man’s wife.  In this story, … Continue reading Taking from the poor


What does God teach us when we suffer?

I’ve been talking a lot with my family recently about appropriate responses to suffering. One of the most common responses I’ve come across is “You need to find out what God is trying to teach you through this.”  Sometimes it’s true.  God does discipline us, so it may be that he is encouraging us to … Continue reading What does God teach us when we suffer?