Hasten Home This Week: Little Brother’s Gift

small dirt clod on a child's open hand

Well, this week presented plenty more sunshiny opportunities to get some practice in with my new camera.  One of my favorite ways to fit the time in is to take a leisurely walk down our long driveway with my children. … 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…

Does God Delight in Misery?

Dirt Feet by Michael Douglas Bramwell 2009 (Creative Commons Attribution license) - flickr.com

In response to a recent post from the Hasten Home blog, a serious question was presented.  It is a question that it seems is not all that uncommon and which certainly deserves an answer.  The question is namely this: “Doesn’t God … CLICK to continue…