Author archives: wpmx

  • Ecclesiastes 3:5 5a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing. Joshua ordered twelve men, one from each  Israelite tribe, in Joshua 4:5-7: 5Go over before the ark of the Lord your God into the middle of the Jordan. Each of you is to ... [read more]
  • Genesis 26:34-27:13 26:34When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and also Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite. 26:35They were a source of grief to Isaac and Rebekah. 27:1 When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he ca... [read more]
  • Judges 10:6-10 6Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord. They served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, and the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites and the gods of the Philistines. And because the Israelites forsook the Lord and no longer served him... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 3:4  4a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance. An Asian TV series, “Five is enough,” features a divorcée with 3 kids and widower with 2 kids. (Divorcée is divorced woman; Divorcé is a divorced man). The divorcée always practices her smile in front of ... [read more]
  • Genesis 26:26-33 26Meanwhile, Abimelek had come to him from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his personal adviser and Phicol the commander of his forces. 27Isaac asked them, “Why have you come to me, since you were hostile to me and sent me away?” 28They answered, “We saw clearly that the Lord was with ... [read more]
  • Judges 10:1-5 1After the time of Abimelek, a man of Issachar named Tola son of Puah, the son of Dodo, rose to save Israel. He lived in Shamir, in the hill country of Ephraim. 2He led Israel twenty-three years; then he died, and was buried in Shamir. 3He was followed by Jair of Gilead, who led Isra... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 3:3b   3b a time to tear down and a time to built. Nehemiah informed the king of his plan. It says in Nehemiah 2:4ff, 4The king said to me, “What is it you want?” Then I prayed to the God of heaven, 5and I answered the king, “If it pleases the king and if your servant has found f... [read more]