October 09, 2020
Who Does He Think He Is
Matthew 2:3 (KJV) When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
The sad fact is that many leaders and advisers would pose this same question today. I say this in pointing to the many levels of government and the often twisted earthly authority in place over humanity. Why, because collective thinking by humankind is to hate holiness and to flee from God for they understand not ... Continue Reading →
December 22, 2019
The Shepherds Saw
Matthew 2:7 (KJB) Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Without further information garnered from nearby scripture, in isolation of this verse, it may seem as if King Herod had acted with an appropriate interest in welcoming this newborn king, Jesus Christ, into the world. However, the king’s diligent questioning towards the shepherds concerning what they saw in the sky was not as innocent as it seemed to be.
Herod knew that the shepherds in ... Continue Reading →
August 27th, 2019
Pilate and Herod Were Made Friends
Luke 23:10-12 (KJB) And the chief priests and scribes stood and vehemently accused him. 11 And Herod with his men of war set him at nought, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate. 12 And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.
Herod and Pilate are alike in many ways, including each of them ... Continue Reading →
January 3rd, 2019
Foolishly Flying Off the Handle
Proverbs 18:13 (KJB) He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
People in this world often assess and move in the decision-making process too fast. Quick decisions can be laced with foolishness, assumptions, incomplete thinking, and often can lead to embarrassment.
It is true, flying off the handle due to a quick assessment or improper evaluation of a situation can sometimes prove to be a fatal move.
In ancient biblical ... Continue Reading →