The two parts of Samson’s life, the time of integrity, power and blessing, and the time of his fall and punishment. Why the upright part is essential to the pastoral message of the passage. Also, the fall, its components and its deep lessons for us.
How could it be that God allowed the Fall, and all the evil and horror that was brought into the world, when our first parents fell? How was it that sin was ever permitted in the first place? Our limited, human way of reasoning soon calls into question the righteousness of God.
Dr Duncan Wyncoll Saturday 25th February 2023 Government ministers are on record voicing the popular opinion that mankind is fundamentally good at heart. The media tells another story. Crime, wars, greed, theft, family breakdown all indicate a fundamental problem with mankind. Almost unheard-of today, the ‘Fall of Man’ explains the corrosive forces at work in … Continued