Mary, The Mother of Jesus – Part One- Discrepancies, Traditions, and Misconception

©2017 By Karen Bledsoe   This is the first of two parts on the topic of Mary, the mother of Jesus. It is the last of the Genealogy of Christ series. In part one, I am going to cover the Muslim beliefs about Mary that is not only false, but offensive! Then we will cover ...

What’s Next?

By Karen Bledsoe We have just finished The Shack series, and are almost through the Genealogy of Christ series, there is only one more installment, and that is about Mary, the mother of Jesus, which I am working on. What’s coming next? The next series takes us back to what this blog is about, The Holy Spirit. We ...

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 ...