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We Need Less Goliath, and More Bathsheba

I wrote this article for Liberate.org, the website associated with the ministry of Tullian Tchividjian. If it piques your interest, please click on the link below to read the rest of the article. 562 more words


“First we eat, then we do everything else.” (M.F.K. Fisher)

When traveling, food is the 2nd most important priority for me. And Barbados was no exception, although here it proved a little harder to find the perfect restaurant or the perfect dish. 712 more words


Bible Project Part 6 - Judges 21 to 2 Samuel 24

Another marathon session this week, mainly because these couple of books are a lot easier to read than the repetitive crap in the Pentateuch. I made it all the way from the tail end of Judges through Ruth (which is admittedly a very small Bible book) and through both books of Samuel. 1,395 more words

The Story of Uriah, Bathsheba and David (Weekly Word)

I remember being at a church event once and the speaker was talking on the story of David and Bathsheba from 2 Samuel 11.  The story begins by noting that it was spring, the time when kings go off to war.   835 more words


King David & Suspense

Reference: 1 Samuel 11-12

I like the story of King David as it is a good example of what it’s like to be in suspense. King David displeased God and did wrong by Bathsheba and her husband Uriah. 416 more words


Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool… 22 more words


Favourite Paintings 4: Rembrandt, Bathsheba with King David's Letter, 1654

Instead of depicting her as an erotic nude in a scene of lust and voyeurism, Rembrandt reveals Bathsheba’s inner conflict, and transforms the technique of painting. 2,022 more words