Today’s Soulfood Readings

Song of Solomon 5–8 41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. 43 And when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it, 44 but ...Read More

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What’s Your Ox-Goad?

‘Shamgar… struck down six hundred Philistines with an ox-goad. He too saved Israel.’ Judges 3:31 NIV Because the Israelites disobeyed God, they ended up enslaved to the Philistines who ruled them by fear and intimidation. But Shamgar refused to be intimidated. He decided to disrupt the status quo, and he did it with an ox-goad—a ...Read More

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