Background On The Twelve Prophets

When the earliest of the Twelve (whoever that was) began their ministry in the latter part of the eighth century BC, God’s covenant people were almost two centuries into their time as a divided kingdom. The northern kingdom of ten tribes (referred to as Israel, Ephraim, or Samaria), had plunged into idolatry and numerous otherContinue reading “Background On The Twelve Prophets”

Blind Spots and Due Diligence (1)

All of us have a blind spot in regard to ourselves—it’s part of the human condition. There are things about ourselves, both good and bad, that we simply don’t see (Psalm 19:12 speaks to the bad). Other people, perhaps many, are aware of these things but we’re not. So it’s best to have a spirit of humility and not takeContinue reading “Blind Spots and Due Diligence (1)”