Daily Archives: April 2, 2000


The Harvest John 4:27-42

Download sermon John 4:27-42 Text Comment v.27     Generally speaking, the Judaism of the Lord’s day had a low view of the intellectual capacities of women. For a rabbi to spend time talking with a woman was widely regarded as a waste of his time. A passage in the Mishnah reports Rabbi Eliezar as teaching that […]


1 Samuel 9:1-27

Download sermon 1 Samuel 9:1-27 Text Comment The arguments pro and con have been made and the Lord has given his judgment: Israel will become a monarchy. The next time the nation assembles it will be to receive her new king (10:17ff.). But now, in a brilliant stroke of narrative art, the attention shifts suddenly, […]