The Edomite or the Samaritan?

Reading Obadiah alongside the Good Samaritan Most of us are familiar with the story of the good Samaritan. But there is more than one story in the Bible about deciding what to do with vulnerable travelers. Obadiah (NRSV) The vision of Obadiah. 1 Thus says the Lord GOD concerning Edom: We have heard a reportContinue reading “The Edomite or the Samaritan?”

On the Incarnation (Part 1)

(Material from adult Bible class at Hollywood Church of Christ) The Great Reversal Promises Pending Advent is about the wait—rehearsing Israel’s wait for the Deliverer in order to renew our hearts as we continue to wait for the second coming of our Deliverer. So it’s strangely difficult to start at the beginning of the Gospels with aContinue reading “On the Incarnation (Part 1)”