Tag Archives: Israel

Heavy load of Scripture for Sunday

Wow. Another heavy load of Scripture readings for this Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. By heavy I mean not so hard to read but difficult to carry all week and deliver on Sunday. Here’s a quick summary: Isaiah 5:1-7–Isaiah shares God’s words about the devastation and destruction coming to Israel (the vineyard) because “he […]

Having the God of Hosts with You

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 David is anointed king of Israel.  What a glorious moment this must have been for him at the age of 30!  How does someone get to be king at such an early age?  How does a young shepherd get picked for God out of the line-up of his brothers who had […]