Al Mohler recalls talking to a pastor who, during the course of the conversation, said to him, “You know, one day, they’re going to put us in a box and they’re going to lower us into the ground and they’re going to throw dirt over
Some 35 years ago, I was at a hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA with my pastor. He had been called there by church members who were facing tragedy. I happened to be at his house when he received the call. I was there to collect
“Numbers teaches us that when God is with his people, the only thing they need to fear is their own sin.” This summary by pastor C. W. Faulkner is helpful. And the more I dig into the text of Numbers, the clearer this truth becomes.
The story is told of a psychiatrist who had two sons: the eldest a stark pessimist, the youngest an avid optimist. One Christmas, the good doctor decided to perform a holiday experiment. While his boys slept, he filled his eldest son’s bedroom with beautifully wrapped