The account in Genesis 14 of the ancient war between four kings and five kings has some fascinating aspects to it that I just saw myself and thought you might find the logistics of that conflict equally intriguing.
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I’m going to apologize up front for this Commentary because its premise is so disgusting – yet, if we don’t examine these issues, we remain willfully ignorant or hopelessly naïve, our heads stuck in the sand, and we as Christians then cannot pray against the evil.
There is so much to learn from the trials, tribulations, and underlying apostasies of God’s children, Israel and Judah, when they turned away from Him in rebellion. When we read the Old Testament, we see that sinful people practice their sin regardless of who they are and in what earthly dispensation. As it was in ancient Israel, so it is today in America and the rest of the world.
We had to take an unexpected trip to Chicago. My brother broke his leg, and we went to check on how he was doing. In a normal situation a broken leg would be painful but not necessarily cause for visiting as we did. However, my brother is brain-damaged. – The purpose of this Commentary wasn’t really to discuss my brother but rather some of the observations we made in our brief travels.
The early church was on fire. However, at one time or another these churches lost or set aside teaching and commandments from the Lord that would have kept them faithful. The church today is guilty of this same apostasy.
Many of us who watch the world through the lens of Bible prophecy may be scratching our heads wondering how to process what we anticipate may soon happen versus our understanding of what Scripture says. It appears as though something is out-of-whack.