Truco: The Best Card Game In the Civilized World

I learned to play the game of Truco among friends while I lived in La Plata, Argentina. I have played several card games, but this is by far my favorite and worth the time to learn all the rules. Although it calls for a standard Spanish naipes set, you can substitute North American Poker cards. Basic Rules Advanced Rules

Hebrew & Greek Resources

As school starts up, these sites might be helpful to get your Hebrew and Greek freshened up. I don’t vouch for any of their conclusions as a result of knowing the languages. I just think these might be helpful in your exegesis, parsing, etc. Lionel Windsor Hebrew for Christians John Beckman Roy Ciampa

When People Are More Hardened than Statues

2 Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the house of Dagon and set it up beside Dagon [a carved idol]. 3 And when the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, behold, Dagon had fallen face downward on the ground before the ark of the Lord. So they took Dagon and put him …

When Painful Things are Good

And he said, “It is the Lord. Let him do what seems good to him” (1 Samuel 3:18). God was going to totally wipe out Eli’s name from before his altar of service. Eli’s sons had lived corrupt lives (profaning the Lord’s sacrifices and taking prostitutes) and God was going to bring justice to this house for the flippant way …