Overcome

Overcome The sun beat down on the Gaugamela plain, glinting off of helmets, spear tips and shields as dust and sand rose in great gusts, intermittently blocking the view of the enemy. The call from the officers rang out and the sandaled feet of the Macedonian phalanx advanced, not in a straight line, but at…

Heroes

   But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine. Daniel 1:8a, NIV Imagine a hostile nation has overwhelmed your land, annihilated your country’s army and has now marched into your city. As a young, Hebrew child (maybe no more than ten or eleven years old) you see your conqueror’s officials…

By His Trade …

 Coming to His hometown, He began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed.  “Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?” they asked.  “Isn’t this the carpenter’s son?  Isn’t his mother’s name Mary, and aren’t his brothers James, Joseph, Simon and Judas?  Aren’t all his sisters with us?…