Despising the Lamb

The following article appeared in our local paper last weekend. It is adapted from my booklet, Despising the Lamb: Contempt for Christ in First Samuel. *** Hophni and Phineas were priests in Old Testament times (1 Sam. 1:3). The Bible says Hophni and Phineas were wicked men (1 Sam. 2:12). Why? When someone brought a…

NO FAIR!!

On my home from work, I drive past the reader board of a local church.  This week, the reader board says, “May Justice and Peace Ring Out!”  Justice is quite the buzz-word these days.  In popular usage, it means things are “fair”: Everyone enjoys the same opportunities, advantages, and success.  The playing field is level,…