Tags archives: faith

  • Ecclesiastes 1:1 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem.  Inasmuch as we believe that the Scripture is the word of God, how are we going to interpret the message of Ecclesiastes when at the very beginning (of Ecclesiastes), it is introduced as the words of the Teacher? Man... [read more]
  • Judges 4:4-10 4 Now Deborah, a prophet, the wife of Lappidoth, was leading Israel at that time. 5 She held court under the Palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her to have their disputes decided. 6 She sent for Barak son of Abinoam f... [read more]
  • Genesis 19:1-14 1 The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground. 2 “My lords,” he said, “please turn aside to your servant’s house. You can wash your feet and sp... [read more]
  • Judges 3:31 31 After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an ox goad. He too saved Israel. Introduction We have been instructed to pray and wait for God’s answer. The Lord Jesus teaches in Matthew 7:7-8, 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will... [read more]
  • Genesis 18:22-33 22 The men turned away and went toward Sodom, but Abraham remained standing before the Lord. 23 Then Abraham approached him and said: “Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked? 24 What if there are fifty righteous people in the city? Will you really sweep it away and n... [read more]
  • Genesis 18:16-21 16 When the men got up to leave, they looked down toward Sodom, and Abraham walked along with them to see them on their way. 17 Then the Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?  18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth... [read more]
  • Judges 3:12-23 12 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord, and because they did this evil the Lord gave Eglon king of Moab power over Israel. 13 Getting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join him, Eglon came and attacked Israel, and they took possession of the City of Palms. 14 The Isra... [read more]
  • Genesis 18:9-15 9 “Where is your wife Sarah?” they asked him. “There, in the tent,” he said. 10 Then one of them said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.” Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him. 11 A... [read more]