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Thought for the Week

Challenges for the Prophet

Two weeks ago, I alluded to the duties of a prophet being challenging because he was asked to do whatever God wanted him to do. Sometimes those things were bizarre. But there were regular things as well. A prophet had to deal with people. Often they were hard-headed and even more frequently hard-hearted. So, when the prophet was commissioned to call people to repent they resisted. Scripture tells us there are pleasures in sin for a season. Even when that season is over, people frankly want to continue in their sin and resist the prophet's call to repentance. Once the pleasures of sin are over,...


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