While Gideon led his three hundred men in pursuit of the Midianites, he stopped by first Succoth and then Penuel to ask for food for the hungry men. Neither place would give him any. They objected that he had yet to conquer the Midianite kings. Sure, he and his men had miraculously routed a host… Read More Predicting Victory
Not long after Oliver Cromwell died, England invited the late King Charles’ son, also Charles, to come reign over them. Throughout the land people rejoiced to throw off the rule of the Puritans. Rules do not change the heart or impart convictions, and matters were made worse by men who only wore the outward austerity… Read More In the Wake of Cromwell
When I was in school, I was assigned to write a paper on Oliver Cromwell. This Englishman lived when the group of Puritans known as the Pilgrims fled from King James’ oppression and eventually came to Plymouth. Oliver Cromwell considered joining them in leaving the country at one point, but stayed. King James’ heir, Charles,… Read More God Bless…Who?