Forty-two is the natural number that follows 41 and precedes 43. It is my age as I write these words. It is the name of at least five songs by different artists and the name of a biopic about American baseballer Jackie Robinson. It is
“And so castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually.” Rocker Jimi Hendrix was wrong about a lot of things, but he got this right. Relationships without substance are bound to crumble. And so will family life and society as God intended, if His
When the politically all-powerful pharaoh commanded that all newborn male Hebrews be put to death, he was attempting to do what many political leaders throughout history have sought to accomplish: the control of families. Pharaoh sought to murderously legislate family life. Thank God that Amram
The word [shepherd] needs to go away. Jesus talked about shepherds because there was one over there in a pasture he could point to. But to bring that imagery today and say, “Pastor, you’re the shepherd of the flock,” no. I’ve never seen a flock.