Ask the giving God (James 1:5)

Ask the giving God (James 1:5)

Ask the giving God (James 1:5) 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. (Jas. 1:5 ESV)   James ended verse 4 with a word on lacking nothing and then picks up in verse 5 with a word...
Only an Earthly King (Esther 1)

Only an Earthly King (Esther 1)

Only an Earthly King (Esther 1) Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces,  2 in those days when King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne in Susa, the citadel,  3 in the third year of his reign he gave a feast for...
Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23) Part 1 – Safety in Numbers (Joshua 10:1-5)Part 2 – Time for Battle (Joshua 10:6-8)Part 3 –  Leave Nothing Undone (Joshua 11:1-15)   For this month’s blog, I would like to pick up where I left off last month in...
Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

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...
Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

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...