March 25, 2019 2 comments

After Joshua and the Israelites destroyed the cities of Jericho and Ai and formed a peace treaty with the Gibeonites, word of what happened spread through the lands. One of the kings who heard the news was Adoni-zedek. Now, Adoni-zedek was the king of Jerusalem. This was before the Israelites finished conquering the Promised Land….

February 18, 2019 3 comments

The Israelites cried out to God in fear! Pharaoh and the Egyptian army pursued them with vigor. Not long before, God had freed the Israelites from Egyptian enslavement, but now with the Egyptian army behind them and a sea before them, how could they escape? In anger, some Israelites shouted at Moses, “Why did you…

January 28, 2019 No comments exist

When Jehoiakim was king of Judah, God allowed King Nebuchadnezzar to defeat the kingdom. After the defeat, Nebuchadnezzar commanded his chief eunuch to bring some members of the royal household and nobility to his kingdom. Nebuchadnezzar wanted young men who were healthy, handsome, and smart. He wanted these young men to learn the ways of…

January 21, 2019 3 comments

Now, Daniel, an Israelite, was favored by King Darius. Although a foreigner in the king’s land, Daniel’s level of excellence stood out.  One day, the king decided to set rulers throughout his kingdom.  He chose 120 satraps to rule over the various aspects of the kingdom, and he chose three individuals to serve as high…

January 14, 2019 No comments exist

                                                            After Gideon pulled down the altar of the false god Baal, the Midianites, Amalekites, and people of the East joined together to fight against the children of Israel. However, the Spirit of God filled Gideon, and he called for soldiers to fight on behalf of the children of Israel. When he blew the trumpet,…