The Heresies of the Shack – Part Four – Numbers 4 and 6

By Karen Bledsoe Recap: When the movie “The Shack” began showing in theaters a few weeks ago, I was shocked by how many of my Christian friends, and leaders within the Christian community loved this movie and thought it was entirely biblical. No matter what you tell them or show them from the Bible, they ...

Naomi – The Book of Ruth – Part One

By Karen Bledsoe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ During the days when the Judges ruled, lived a family in the small town of Bethlehem (“The House of Bread”) -Judah (“Praise”[1]) in the district of Ephrathah. Elimelek, who was well-off, and never went without, lived there with his wife Naomi and his unhealthy sons, Mahlon and Kilion. Now, Israel was ...

Studying Ruth

As you know, I study everything before I write about it. I don’t want to teach falsely, whether in ignorance or laziness. I began studying the genealogy of Christ and as a woman, the fact that there are women mentioned in Matthew listed as his ancestors was interesting to me because listing women in genealogies ...

Rahab

  After the death of Moses, God chose Joshua to be the leader of the Israelites as they moved into the land of Canaan, completing the mission He had given Moses and that was to take the land and destroy all who lived there. Jericho is one of those places set for destruction. Joshua sent ...