Place of Refuge for the Accused

"The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying, 'Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: that the slayer that kills person unawares, unwittingly may flee there: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.  And when … Continue reading Place of Refuge for the Accused

There Is Much Work Left to Do

"And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.  And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which had not yet received their inheritance.  And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How … Continue reading There Is Much Work Left to Do

When Enemies of Faith are Conquered

"And these which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance to them. By lot their inheritance, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses, … Continue reading When Enemies of Faith are Conquered

The LORD Causes Discomfort for His People’s Gain

"Now it came to pass, when Adonizedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them; … Continue reading The LORD Causes Discomfort for His People’s Gain

Dealing With Sin in the Congregation

And the LORD said unto Joshua, 'Get you up; why are you lying upon your face?  Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put even among their own stuff.  … Continue reading Dealing With Sin in the Congregation

The Spies In Jericho, and the Woman

"And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, 'Go view the land, even Jericho.' And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.  And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, 'Behold, there came men in here to night of the … Continue reading The Spies In Jericho, and the Woman

Mary and The Master

"But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, into the sepulchre, and saw two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.  And they say unto her, 'Woman, why are you weeping?' She said … Continue reading Mary and The Master

He Will Guide You Into All Truth

"These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.  They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.  And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor Me.  But these … Continue reading He Will Guide You Into All Truth

God So Loved the World That He Gave

"Nicodemus answered and said unto Him, 'How can these things be?' Jesus answered and said unto him, 'Art thou a master of Israel, and know not these things? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 'We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and you receive not our witness.  If I have told … Continue reading God So Loved the World That He Gave

Which Is Greater

"And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.  And He said unto them, 'The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.  But you not so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as … Continue reading Which Is Greater

His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus

"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came … Continue reading His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus

Repent and Be Fruitful

"There were present at that season some that told Him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.  And Jesus answering said unto them, 'Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?  I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise … Continue reading Repent and Be Fruitful