In Defense of Zipporah

Introduction Over the past few months, I've heard quite a few Independent Fundamentalist Baptist sermons which touched upon Zipporah, the wife of Moses. Specifically, they focused on this episode in the Exodus account, when Moses is on the way to Egypt with his family. At a lodging place on the way the Lord met him... Continue Reading →

Machiavelli on Moses

I came across this in Chapter Six of Niccolo Machiavelli's famous The Prince. It is taken from The Portable Machiavelli, translated by Peter Bondanella and Mark Musa, and published by Penguin Books.I say, therefore, that in completely new principalities, where there is a new prince, one finds in maintaining them more or less difficulty according... Continue Reading →

Finding God in Our Humility

The following is from Matthew Henry's commentary on the Bible, and is from the section dealing with Exodus 3:1-6.He was keeping the flock (tending sheep) near mount Horeb. This was a poor employment for a man of his parts and education, yet he rests satisfied with it, and thus learns meekness and contentment to a... Continue Reading →

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