Contributed on Sep 9, 2012
God blessed Samson with great parents...as many of us have. What are we doing with that blessing? God also always tells us what we need to know even though it's not always what we want to know.
Did your school yearbook have this category: “Most Likely to Succeed”? If so, would we find your picture there? Perhaps you were too much of a goof in high school to lead any of your classmates to believe that you would ever amount to much. If you were the chosen one, have you measured ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2012
The true hero of this story is not Samson but our patienty and gracious God.
This is the time of year when movie studios release the films they think have the best chance of winning the Oscar for Best Picture. How many of those hyped-up movies have you gone to see only to leave the theatre muttering: “I just wasted two hours of my life and twenty bucks”? Will we ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2012
Samson's realy weakness was that he was a he-man with me-problems. Contrast his attitude with Jesus'...
Every superhero has a weakness. For Superman it was a make-believe mineral called kryptonite. In the presence of this radioactive rock, Superman lost his powers and became like any other man. But we’re not interested in comic book characters; we’re following the exploits of someone ...read more
Contributed on Oct 1, 2012
A story of redemption - God's redpemption of Samson.
“Eyeless, in Gaza, at the mill, with slaves…” (John Milton, Samson Agonistes, Line 41). Each phrase from this poem about Samson drops heavily onto our hearts like the burning tears that must have fallen from Samson’s mother when she found out what had befallen her son ...read more