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Have you considered this before engagement?

Have you considered this before engagement?

Beloved,   Have you ever considered the monumental decision it is to enter into marriage?  A vow, before God no less, to give oneself to another person (also a sinner) for lifetime... in better AND in worse.   Marriage is NOT something into which one should...

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Leave nothing undone (Joshua 11:1-15)

Leave nothing undone (Joshua 11:1-15)

The last couple of blogs I have written have come from Joshua and we will remain in Joshua for this one as well. In Joshua 11:1-15 we find these words, When Jabin, king of Hazor, heard of this, he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron, and to the...

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Time for Battle (Joshua 10:6-8)

Time for Battle (Joshua 10:6-8)

Last month we considered Joshua 10:1-5 and how Adoni-zedek’s fear of Joshua and Israel and their new peace with Gibeon led him to form a coalition of pagan kings to fight against God rather than seek God’s mercy. This month I would like to continue in the text and...

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Safety in numbers?

Safety in numbers?

In Joshua 10:1-5 one finds the following words;  As soon as Adoni-zedek, king of Jerusalem, heard how Joshua had captured Ai and had devoted it to destruction, doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made...

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31 Kings, 31 Flavors, 31 Victories

31 Kings, 31 Flavors, 31 Victories

Beloved, Allow me two stories and then our lesson (and a huge shout-out to Josh for preaching this text faithful to help me see wonderful things in the Word). First, I remember as a kid we had to drive for miles to get to the closest Baskin Robbins ice cream store (we...

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