Unstoppable Digging into Nahum 012

“But with an overflowing flood he will make a complete end of the adversaries, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.” (Nahum 1:8) In this metaphorical and highly illustrative language Nahum warns God’s enemies of the utter futility of resisting His judgment. Their destruction will be as futile to defend against as a tidal wave. […]

8 hour’s pay for How much work? Heir Conditioning 019

Yes, the same verses from yesterday, bit with a different unit of measurement. “You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small.” (Deuteronomy 25:14 ESV) Consider that you have a job selling your time to an employer. Your price is $15 per hour of work. When you sell […]

Ultimate Power! Digging into Nahum 009

The mountains quake before him; the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who dwell in it. (Nahum 1:5, ESV) In his commentary John Calvin points out that this not only represents God’s raw power but his power under control, since God’s attributes are never outside his control. The mountains are […]

“You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool God! Heir Conditioning 016

If you are not employed (or not self employed), if you are not doing something useful to pay your own expenses (or do not manage your household responsibilities diligently, as a non-breadwinner) because you don’t want to, you are probably pretty good at making up excuses for why you cannot work, or why you cannot […]