Margin Notes: From Judges 11

30 Jephthah made a vow to the Lord, saying, “If you really do hand the Ammonites over to me, 31 then whoever is the first to come through the doors of my house to meet me when I return safely … Continue reading

As I was reading today: A thought from Matthew 17

24 When they came to Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax went up to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the tax?” 25 He said, “Yes.” And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him … Continue reading

As I was reading today: Matthew 7

Matthew 7:7–8 (ESV) — 7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to … Continue reading

Thinking Biblically – About Government Shutdowns

Does the Bible have anything to say about government shutdowns? Not directly. But there is a Biblical principle which bears directly on the impact of such a shutdown, regardless of whether or not it is owing to one party or … Continue reading