The Husband-Wife Prophet Team

For many of us, the prophets seem like weird people that are impossible to relate to. But  when we look close, these strange people begin to look a little more human. For example, we could make mention that Isaiah had a wife who was a “prophetess.” The two of them both did the same kind…

The Seven Spirits in Revelation

When I was a kid I remember being really weirded out by the seven spirits before God’s throne in Revelation. Here I was, still trying to figure out the Trinity, when all of the sudden there were now seven Holy Spirits, turning God into a Holy Nonanity? Of course, if no one tells you how a…

The Married Prophet

I doubt anyone can read Ezekiel 24:15-27 without raising an eyebrow. God gave the prophets a lot of hard analogies to live out: walk around naked for three years (Isaiah 20:3); cook and eat bread prepared by cow poop (Ezekiel 4:12-15); marry a prostitute to show how God is faithful to those who aren’t faithful to…