God of New Beginnings

God of New Beginnings: “How Did We Get Here?”

Things started going downhill when Israel clamored for a king. “No,” they responded to Samuel’s pleas to reconsider. “but we will have a king over us, that we may also be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.” 1 Samuel 8:19b –… Continue reading God of New Beginnings: “How Did We Get Here?”

God of New Beginnings

God of New Beginnings

Israel had fallen to the Assyrians years before.  Yet Judah, believing herself favored of God, did not amend her ways.  Before long, she too was in chains.  The temple was destroyed and the land abandoned as exiles were carried off to Babylon and those that were left fled to Egypt.  God had forsaken His people… Continue reading God of New Beginnings