The Hegai Principle

It is unlikely that Hegai will ever become a household name, and this is unfortunate. After all, this slave of King Xerxes’ court plays a significant role in the preservation of the people of Israel (though it is likely he never really understood this). The book of Esther introduces us to him by saying that Hegai is “the king’s eunuch, […]

The Preacher’s Scrap Pile: The Groom of John 3

Among the details found within the rich fabric of John 3, is a reference regarding the love the Divine Groom has for his precious bride Israel. Consider John 3:29: The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is […]