Becca Hermes



God: the First Boss & the First Matchmaker

In my post on Genesis chapter 1, I wrote about Creation in the panoramic view.  In Genesis chapter 2, we meet our characters more close-up-and-personal.  Chapter 2 is the first installment of the first real story we get in the Bible.  If you have... Continue Reading →

The Garden of Delights

Genesis chapter 2 starts off with God resting from His labors of creation.  I didn’t really spend much time on this in my last post about Old Testament stories, but God's rest is an interesting way to start off the chapter that... Continue Reading →

The Opening Act, Panoramic Views

As Fraulein Maria sings in The Sound of Music, "Let's start at the very beginning, a very good place to start!  When you read, you begin with A B C."  When you read the Bible, you start with Genesis 1.  Cue the... Continue Reading →

God Loves You

Tomorrow, I'll be providing ceremony music for a beautiful bride and groom as they come before "God and these people" to make their vows to one another.  One of the songs they have requested is this favorite hymn of mine, "Before the... Continue Reading →

With Great Power…

I've been thinking about freedom lately.  It's a powerful thing.  And you know what Spider-Man has to come to grips with: Wise words, Uncle Ben.  So, as an American, it behooves me to remember that my vast variety of freedoms actually... Continue Reading →

Singleness and the Church, Part 2

If you haven't read Part 1 of Singleness and the Church yet, please do so before proceeding.  You need context for this.  Otherwise, it may seem harsh. So, how do you as a married (or at least in a serious... Continue Reading →

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