After Ehud had died, the Israelites again did things that the Lord saw as evil. So the Lord gave them over to King Jabin of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor. The commander of his army was Sisera, and he was stationed in Harosheth-ha-goiim. The Israelites cried out to the Lord because Sisera had nine hundred iron chariots and had oppressed the Israelites cruelly for twenty years. Now Deborah, a prophet, the wife of Lappidoth, was a leader of Israel at that time. She would sit under Deborah’s palm tree between Ramah and Bethel in the Ephraim highlands, and the Israelites would......
Origin stories such as Genesis are some of the most beautiful writing in all of scripture. At the same time poetry and prose. Evoking beautiful images that reach back into a time and place p none of us have seen or can speak of. Even more, these stories spark the imagination in so many ways. And it is a shame that our modern scientific theories have led to arguments and disagreements as Christians have lost that imagination and instead argued with scientists placing creation and evolution up against one another as if......