"...he wept as he held the wife he loved, the soul of loyalty, in his arms at last."
This story is gritty, engaging, and awe-inspiring. It is a lesson full of warnings. It is history in action. And for all this, it should still be among the great works that we all read and learn from.
This Sunday marks another important point in the church calendar: the Day of Pentecost. This day marks the end of the Easter Season and the introduction to the “Time of the Church.” So what is the day of Pentecost? And why does it matter to you?
If one were to read through the Bible, one would find the phrase "have mercy on" quite frequently, especially in the Psalms and Gospels. Possibly the most recognizable verse is from Psalm 51, the psalm in which David repents of his sins of adultery and murder. David says, Have mercy on me, O God, according …