King Josiah’s family history was most definitely not “just”, “pure”, “lovely”, or of a “good report”, and yet God included it in His Word. Did God contradict Himself?
Did God Err In Detailing Josiah’s Story?
God through Philippians 4:8 counsels us to think on “whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, [and] whatsoever things are of good report…” As we will see, King Josiah’s family history, was most definitely not “just”, “pure”, “lovely”, or of a “good report”, and yet God included it in His Word.… Read More
Learn how Saul tried to mask evil intentions with “good” motives to guilt trip his son.
Saul Said to Jonathan, “I Have Your Best Interest At Heart.”
Last night, my mind was really drawn to 1 Samuel 20:31. It was as if Saul said to Jonathan, “I am looking out for your future.… Read More
New Youtube video: 12 Traits of An Abuser In 1 Bible Text!
When you finish watching “12 Traits of An Abuser In 1 Bible Text”, you should know that Christ has a very intimate understanding of the dysfunction of sin. If you’re like me, you’ll get excited about how relevant the Word of God still is to healing people from abuse as we go through 1 Samuel 20:30.… Read More
The Bible is so deep! Do you want to know the 12 things the Lord shared with me from 1 Samuel 20:30 about the abusive mind?
There is so much to be gleaned from 1 Samuel 20:30!
As I’ve continued on my project to understand domestic violence through the eyes of Saul, David, and Jonathan, I came across 1 Samuel 20:30, which says, “Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother’s nakedness?” Those words were uttered by Saul seconds before he tried to kill Jonathan, his own son.… Read More
“And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life?
And he said unto him, God forbid; thou shalt not die: behold, my father will do nothing either great or small, but that he will shew it me: and why should my father hide this thing from me?… Read More
CNN’s recent article, “Peering inside a batterer’s mind — and his victim’s soul”, struck a cord with me. I saw how the Bible based solutions I wrote in my book could have prevented this man from being a batterer. In the chapter, “The Blueprint for Overcoming Dysfunctional Backgrounds”, I wrote: “People can ignore their dysfunctional home environments and try to go on with life—even a Christian life—as if all is well and has always been well.… Read More