Author archives: wpmx

  • Judges 9:1-6 1 Abimelek son of Jerub-Baal went to his mother’s brothers in Shechem and said to them and to all his mother’s clan, 2 “Ask all the citizens of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you: to have all seventy of Jerub-Baal’s sons rule over you, or just one man?’ Remember, I am your flesh and blo... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:15-16   15“The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?” I said to myself, “This too is    meaningless.” 16 For the wise, like the fool, will not be long remembered; the days have already come when both have been forgotten. Like the fool, the wise ... [read more]
  • Genesis 25:12-18 12 This is the account of the family line of Abraham’s son Ishmael, whom Sarah’s slave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham. 13 These are the names of the sons of Ishmael, listed in the order of their birth: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 14Mishma... [read more]
  • Judges 8:28-35 28 Thus Midian was subdued before the Israelites and did not raise its head again. During Gideon’s lifetime, the land had peace forty years. 29 Jerub-Baal son of Joash went back home to live. 30 He had seventy sons of his own, for he had many wives. 31 His concubine, who lived in She... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:14 14 The wise have eyes in their heads,   while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both. When El Rancho High School teacher Gregory Salcido was secretly recorded telling his students that members of the military were "dumb" and... [read more]
  • Genesis 25:1-11 1 Abraham had taken another wife, whose name was Keturah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian,Ishbak and Shuah. 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Ashurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, ... [read more]
  • Judges 8:22-27 22 The Israelites said to Gideon, “Rule over us—you, your son and your grandson—because you have saved us from the hand of Midian.” 23 But Gideon told them, “I will not rule over you, nor will my son rule over you. The Lord will rule over you.” 24 And he said, “I do have one request,... [read more]