Lust

Three Lovers Among Avowed Enemies - Judges 16:1 – 16:3 (commentary)

Samson goes to Gaza which is about 38 miles from Zorah. It is not real clear why he goes there but it would appear to have been a casual visit and his wayward, lustful nature took him into the company of a Philistine prostitute (v. 1). It is hard to understand why Samson chose …

Two Harlot Sisters - Ezekiel 23:1 – 23:21 (commentary)

To illustrate the nation’s unfaithfulness, the Lord used an allegory in which He compared Samaria and Jerusalem to two promiscuous sisters named Oholah and Oholibah (vv. 1-21). The sisters had been prostitutes from their youth in Egypt (vv. 1-4). Though belonging to the L …