God Uses Our Mistakes to Knock on His Doors of Hope

Shammah’s adopted father, King Aikah, commissions him to lead a military expedition because Mikana warriors are stirring on the edge of Aikah’s kingdom. The military expedition begins in a victory but leads to disaster and a loss of men. Tragedy occurs because Shammah defies his father’s military rules and lets his intellectual curiosity influence his … Continue reading God Uses Our Mistakes to Knock on His Doors of Hope

Yahweh Speaks through the Stars

When we meet Shammah at the beginning of “The Gate of Aleph,” he’s an intellectual, an accomplished man who is literate in many things. He’s observing the palace slaves as they murmur prayers to the moon goddess in the Gardens of Destiny, and he’s mentally venting his frustration about the polytheistic religion that imprisons his … Continue reading Yahweh Speaks through the Stars