The things we think big can be curiously small to God. We often make this mistake when watching the news, for instance. When the TV starts chattering about Washington or New York or inflation or politics, an incautious person could easily get the impression these things are important. But in light of the way God seems to actually deal with us this geopolitical Big Think stuff--like virtually everything on television--usually vanishes into microscopic insignificance.
Consider ancient Israel. Gobs of Old Testament ink is spilled on the fortunes of kings and the policies of princes. Just like when we watch the news, we may think we know what we're seeing. Real life is What Happens to Top...READ MORE