Tag archive: Judges

Chinglish

‘Be Careful on the Escalator’ has been translated to ‘Keep Your Legs, No Running’ Judges 12:1-15 Reference: v.6 they said, “All right, say ‘Shibboleth.’ ” If he said, “Sibboleth,” because he could not pronounce the word correctly, they seized him and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. Forty-two thousand Ephraimites were killed at…

You Are The Desirable One

People who are now well-known in the entertainment industry are opening up to reveal that they were not always recognised as the popular person. Judges 11:1-40 Reference: v.6 “Come,” they said, “be our commander, so we can fight the Ammonites.” (TNIV Bible) Explore: A book has just been released in Australia collating the stories of numerous…

A Trip Down Memory Lane

There were certainly some fashion statements we would be happy to leave in the past Judges 10:1-18 Reference: v.15 But the Israelites said to the Lord, “We have sinned. Do with us whatever you think best, but please rescue us now.” (TNIV Bible) Explore: A couple of Christmases ago I created a childhood photo montage…

Making The Wrong Decision

… he actually came across as disinterested, rude and selfish. Judges 9:1-57 Reference: v.15 “The thornbush said to the trees, ‘If you really want to anoint me king over you, come and take refuge in my shade; but if not, then let fire come out of the thornbush and consume the cedars of Lebanon!’ (TNIV Bible)…

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Looks Can Be Deceiving

The doctor did a double take and exclaimed, “Mother?! You look more like sisters!” Judges 8:1-35 Reference: v.6 But the officials of Sukkoth said, “Do you already have the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna in your possession? Why should we give bread to your troops?” (TNIV Bible) Explore: My foster daughter is eighteen years old…

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