Foreskins?!? Ewww…

It’s hard to forget the price David paid for his first wife, Michal: 200 Philistine foreskins.  (Cue teenage girl saying, “Ewww!  Gross!”).  Now, there’s only one way a Philistine would part with his foreskin, and that’s if the whole man died.  So David was giving Michal’s father, Saul, 200 dead soldiers.  That meant Israel’s enemy…

My Sister, My Bride

The following are lyrics to a song the Lord gave me a few years ago.  (Listen to the song here).  The words are based on Song of Songs 4:8-5:1.  At the time of their writing, Solomon was poetically praising his lover.  In the Spirit, we can hear Jesus singing a love song to His bride,…

Divine Polygamy

Polygamy lurks in the shadows of theology.  We know it’s there but don’t talk much about it.  Christians consider polygamy heretical and immoral.  But what do we do with Abraham, Jacob, or David?  All of them had multiple spouses without one rebuke from God.  And why would God say anything?  Polygamy is nowhere condemned in…