First Reading of Ruth: 2, Abundance, Respect, & Support

I have been away too long!  My husband got very sick for three solid weeks, and our household has been in chaos.  But let’s get back in where we left off.  Just open your Bible to Ruth chapter 2 and read through it.  It’s quite short.  Come back when you’re there and let’s go through … More First Reading of Ruth: 2, Abundance, Respect, & Support

First Reading of Judges: 18, Unholy Conquest

Because of the utter moral failure of Israel after the death of Joshua, God never allowed portions of the Promised Land to be fully occupied by the Israelites.  The Israelites intermarried with Canaanites and adopted the customs and idol-worship of Canaan.  Israelites gave their favor to false gods, so God removed his favor from Israel. … More First Reading of Judges: 18, Unholy Conquest

First Reading of Judges: 13, New Ruler & New Rescuer

If you haven’t read Part 1 or Part 2 of my First Reading of Judges series, go and have a look at those.  Remember that when you read anything here entitled “First Reading,” it means that what you’re reading is my first thoughts and ideas from the first time I studied that piece of Scripture in adult … More First Reading of Judges: 13, New Ruler & New Rescuer