Author archives: wpmx

  • >Genesis 37:19-28 19“Here comes that dreamer!” they said to each other. 20“Come now, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal devoured him. Then we’ll see what comes of his dreams.” 21When Reuben heard this, he tried to rescue him from their hands. ... [read more]
  • Judges 20:36-41 36Then the Benjamites saw that they were beaten. Now the men of Israel had given way before Benjamin, because they relied on the ambush they had set near Gibeah. 37Those who had been in ambush made a sudden dash into Gibeah, spread out and put the whole city to the sword. 38The Isra... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 5:19 19When God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil— this is a gift of God. By faith, we believe that when we are able to enjoy tasks given us, whatever that would be, it’s God’s grace at work. Similarly... [read more]
  • Genesis 37:12-18 12Now his brothers had gone to graze their father’s flocks near Shechem, 13and Israel said to Joseph, “As you know, your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I am going to send you to them.” “Very well,” he replied. 14So he said to him, “Go and see if all is well wit... [read more]
  • Judges 20:29-35 29Then Israel set an ambush around Gibeah. 30They went up against the Benjamites on the third day and took up positions against Gibeah as they had done before. 31The Benjamites came out to meet them and were drawn away from the city. They began to inflict casualties on the Israelite... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 5:18 18This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot.  The Lord said in Genesis 6:3, 3“My Spirit will ... [read more]
  • Genesis 37:5-11 5Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. 6He said to them, “Listen to this dream I had: 7We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed d... [read more]
  • Judges 20:21-28 21The Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day. 22But the Israelites encouraged one another and again took up their positions where they had stationed themselves the 1st day. 23The Israelites went up and wept before the Lord until even... [read more]