Mercy and Judgement
Like the lost described in Romans 1, Hophni and Phinehas were given up by God to the lusts of their hearts. Even in the darkness of their sin, though, a light shone through a man bearing God’s word. He announced the judgment looming over Eli’s house for spurning God’s mercy and assured a prospect for the Lord’s people: a coming priest—ultimately, Christ—who would be perfectly faithful. Highlighting the consequences of a sinful and unbelieving heart, Alistair Begg beseeches us to heed the warning expressed in God’s rejection of these immoral priests.
Amnon Is Dead and Absalom Fled
In the latter part of his reign, David became easily manipulated, and sin’s corrosive effects continued to erode his kingdom ...
What A Tangled Web
Sin wreaks havoc in human lives. In 2 Samuel 13, we see the ripple effects of King David’s sin extending ...
Remember the End of the Story
Remembering the end of the story is the key to suffering well. In James 5:7-12, believers are exhorted to ...