No one likes to experience pain, and yet many would agree that those tough times in life are exactly what makes people more resilient. Scripture compares the exile of the Israelites to a threshing sledge, a tool that tore apart the grain in order to separate what was edible. Watch as John Beck explains this ancient tool and compares it to how God uses our difficulties in life to accomplish His purposes.
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Written and performed by Dr. John A. Beck:
Dr. John A. Beck is a scholar, educator, and writer with extensive experience in biblical geography. He has a PhD in theology and Old Testament from Trinity International University and is an adjunct faculty member at Jerusalem University College in Israel. His passion is to make the wisdom of the Bible understandable to Christians, and he has been writing on the topic of biblical geography for more than sixteen years, both within and outside of the Middle East.
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