Burned

Today’s reading: Judges 16:1-22; Psalm 119:9-12 Growing up, my mom used to tell me, “If you play with fire, you’re going to get burned.” I didn’t realize it at the time, but those were wise words from a wise, wise mama. I wouldn’t...

Unconventional

Today’s reading: Judges 15:1-20 After things settles down from the volatile (turned deadly) wedding feast and celebration, Samson decides to give it another go with his Philistine wife. But when he arrives at her home, he discovers that she’s been given to...

Our Showing God

Today’s reading: Judges 14:5-9 (NLT) Before Samson was even conceived, his parents knew he was going to be “dedicated to God” in order to “begin to rescue Israel from the Philistines” (Judges 13:5). Although we don’t have verses...

Hello Samson

Today’s reading: Judges 14:1-4 The account of Samson as a judge of Israel is one that always perplexes me a bit, because Samson’s example is not what comes to mind when I think of the phrase “godly man.” As we’ll see through Judges 14-16,...

Cared For

Today’s reading: Psalm 23:1-6 “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” (vs. 1-3) I love...