It was the annual festival at Shiloh and as was the custom, the ladies were getting ready to participate in celebratory dance. Little did they know that on this particular day their joyful dance would be interrupted by them being forcefully seized to provide men with child-bearing wombs. Dancing was most often, but not always, … Continue reading The Silencing of the Dancing Women of Shiloh
The God Who Sees Me
God is a God who sees. Why is this important to remember? What comfort can we draw from it? To fully understand the importance, we must examine the passage where God is revealed as a God who sees. In Genesis chapters 16 and 21 we have an amazing account of an angel of the Lord … Continue reading The God Who Sees Me
When will we let Bathsheba speak?
When will we hear the story of Bathsheba from her own point of view? Scripture, itself, is silent in regards to the thoughts and feelings of this woman. Yet, might there be a valid reason to examine the circumstances that she faced? Can we try to imagine her feelings as she found herself in a … Continue reading When will we let Bathsheba speak?