Conflict

How to Have a Really Good Day - I Peter 3:10 – 3:12 (commentary)

Although the arrangement of the text does not show it, verses 10- 12 are a poem quoted from Psalm 34:13-17. This poem sums up the implications of humility for all aspects of life in general. The person who wants a truly happy life, enjoying all God’s blessings, must turn away from …

Goliath Challenges The Israelites - I Samuel 17:1 – 17:11 (commentary)

Chapter 17 of this book is one of the most familiar in the Bible. This wonderful review of history concerning David and Goliath reveals more than human bravery. It reveals that even as a boy David had a heart for God. Sometime after David had commenced his role as Saul’s musician …

Conflict Between The Kingdoms - II Chronicles 13:1 – 13:22 (commentary)

Asa, son of Abijah, was assessed as a generally good ruler who destroyed the pagan objects of worship and urged compliance with the Lord, His law, and the commandment. Asa occupied the Davidic throne for 41 years.Militarily Asa raised an army from Judah and Benjamin of 580,000 br …