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

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

Take Away the Stone

"Jesus therefore again groaning in Himself comes to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it. Jesus said, 'Take you away the stone.' Martha, the sister of him that was dead, said unto Him, 'Lord, by this time he stinks: for he hath been dead four days.' Jesus said unto her, 'Said … Continue reading Take Away the Stone

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