Ouxano 56: 1 Samuel, Chapter 2

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[display_podcast]One of the first things you’ll notice when you turn to the second chapter of 1 Samuel is that the first half of the chapter is laid out like a poem and the second looks like a prose or narrative.  This is intentional because the first half is, in fact, a poem; and the second half of the chapter continues the story of Samuel.The first ten verses of 1 Samuel 2 is a song of praise by Hannah, Samuel’s mother.  Now, that strikes me as odd. She has just given up her son to live … [Read more...]

Ouxano 55: 1 Samuel, part 2 – Hannah’s Heart

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[display_podcast]As we start reading the Old Testament book of 1 Samuel, we meet Elkanah and his two wives, Hannah and Peninnah.  Now, right off the bat, we are hit with the question, “Why did God allow people of Israel who seemed to be righteous have multiple wives?”Well, it wasn’t the way things should have been done, but it is the way things were often done.  This also offers us a clue:  A man – for the most part – only had multiple wives if he was a wealthy person.  So Elkanah was mos … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 65: Shattered Dreams, Broken Hearts, Unfulfilled Longings

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[display_podcast] Matthew 6:13b (NKJV) For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. It’s one of the most beautiful verses in all of Scripture… which, ironically, may not actually be in the Bible (or at least, perhaps not in your translation of the Bible).But as you will learn in this podcast, it really doesn’t matter. Because what Matthew quite possibly did not write, Paul most certainly did. Ephesians 3:20-21 (NLT) 20 Now all glory to God, who is able, through his … [Read more...]


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