HALLOWEEN CELEBRATES death and the dead. Today, we set aside our schedule of scripture to discuss the spirits and how they’ve convinced humanity that engaging in practices forbidden by God is not only harmless, but profitable and fun.Continue Reading

THE PEOPLE in Canaan engaged in what God called “abominable practices”: First, burning a child as an offering to Molech, followed by divination, reading omens, augury, sorcery, enchantment, consulting mediums, necromancy, and inquiring of the dead.Continue Reading

THE FAITHLESS prophets and elders of Israel were singled out by Yahweh for special condemnation in this week’s reading. We discuss those who should have been looking after the spiritual health of God’s chosen people, but who allowed Israel and Judah to fall into forbidden religious practices.Continue Reading