Mighty Sennacherib, King of Assyria – part 3 (conclusion)

Sennacherib king of Assyria stood outside the newly fortified walls of Jerusalem with his army, just waiting for his opportunity to take the city.  His record of victories said that Jerusalem was sure to be taken; but King Hezekiah was … CLICK to continue…

Mighty Sennacherib, King of Assyria – part 2

The mighty Sennacherib, king of the Assyrians, was camped with his army outside the walls of Jerusalem.  He was certain of a victory—all human reasoning said Jerusalem was hopeless.   King Hezekiah, however, had more than human reasoning on his side … CLICK to continue…

Mighty Sennacherib, King of Assyria – part 1

“…Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fenced cities, and thought to win them for himself.” (II Chronicles 32:1) Hezekiah was the son of the wicked king Ahaz; but Hezekiah chose rather to model … CLICK to continue…

That Guy with the Talking Donkey, Part 5 (conclusion)

Balaam’s course was leading him in the wrong direction.  God spoke to Him directly, He spoke to him through Balaam’s donkey, He gave him the prophetic gift denouncing his own course, and yet Balaam persisted.  And for what?  The dim … CLICK to continue…

That Guy with the Talking Donkey, Part 4

What was Balaam thinking!  He could have had no doubt what God’s will was and yet he was persisting in seeking his own will.  His repeated line was “I have to say what God puts in my mouth—but maybe He … CLICK to continue…

That Guy with the Talking Donkey, Part 3

Balaam was persisting in his stubbornness.  First, he argued with the Lord; then he argued with his donkey.  One way or another, he was determined to get his hands on the rewards offered to him by the enemy of God’s people; … CLICK to continue…