Mt. Moriah: The Firm Foundation of Solomon’s Temple

The Bible is so meta–interconnected, self-referential, delicately woven together like the most beautiful spiderweb you’ve ever seen glistening in the early light of dawn. I came across one of those places in the Bible that connects all the dots in a single sentence yesterday in 2 Chronicles: “Then Solomon began to build the house of theContinue reading “Mt. Moriah: The Firm Foundation of Solomon’s Temple”

Can’t I Just Skip the Boring Parts of the Bible?

Two Sundays ago, I preached Nehemiah 3. It’s a chapter that lists the various men and women who rebuilt the wall of Jerusalem. Here’s a taste: “…Next to them Jedaiah the son of Harumaph repaired opposite his house. And next to him Hattush the son of Hashabneiah repaired. Malchijah the son of Harim and HasshubContinue reading “Can’t I Just Skip the Boring Parts of the Bible?”