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Apr 30, 2015

Yesterday we heard the details about Mannaseh and Ephraim's allotment of land.


Do you remember what Paul talked to Felix about from yesterday’s reading? Asaph’s psalm takes a similar theme today.


Paul's accusers came, and...

Apr 29, 2015

Yesterday Caleb received his special portion within Judah's allotment of land, and then we heard the detailed list of Judah's towns and boundaries.


Could this psalm really have been written by Asaph?! If so, Asaph was a prophet as he seems to describe events that...

Apr 28, 2015

Yesterday in Joshua we heard an inventory of the kings conquered so far and details about the allotments for the three tribes east of the Jordan.


This is one of my favorite psalms because it speaks to an intellectual problem that so often bothers me. The turning point...

Apr 27, 2015

Ben's Digging Deeper challenge questions for this week:

  • Joshua: Review Deuteronomy 20:1-4. In this week's readings we find the truth of Moses' words. How would you explain Joshua 11:23?
  • Psalm: Psalm 71:17-18; How do these verses instruct us concerning our senior (retirement) years?
  • Acts: Chapter 26, Paul gives...

Apr 26, 2015

The king of Ai trusted in appearances, and was defeated. And the leaders of Israel trusted in appearances and failed to ask God for guidance, leading to a problem that would later cause more pain.


Translation note:

39He captured the town, its king, and all of its surrounding villages. He completely destroyed...