I published this over at one of my other blogs and I am posting it here as well. Hope your week is off to a good start!
Today’s first reading from the Book of Kings, has a very “ripped from the headlines” feel to it. How easy for us to fall into a trap that says that “things were different back then.” Well of course they were different, but certain things are timeless, and Scripture offers us a look not only back in time, but also into our own hearts. God and the human heart are timeless, no matter what era we live in.
Ahab is the King of Samaria, (continue reading at the Times Union)