How to Be Successful (Joshua 1:8)

How to Be Successful (Joshua 1:8)

Moses is dead; a new leader for the children of Israel has been selected. Israel is about to go into Canaan. There will be many battles ahead. God lays down the rule to guarantee their success. It is given in our text: “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy...

Religion and Politics in the Time of Christ

From the Merriam Webster On-Line Dictionary we have the following offerings for definitions of “politics:” 3 a:political affairs or business; especially:  competition between competing interest groups or individuals for power and leadership (as in a government)...

America Has Sinned!

“So the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Get up! Why do you lie thus on your face? Israel has sinned… Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs…’” (Josh. 7:10-12). Israel had just defeated Jericho. Feeling...

When God is For You, Who Can Be Against You?

The people of Judah during Isaiah’s time on the earth were “rebellious children,” and they had stopped trusting in God and had decided to trust in Egypt (Isaiah 30:1-2). The people of Judah would see that when God is for someone, who can be against that person? In...

Observations from Hosea

The prophet Hosea, the son of Beeri, was a minister to Israel in the last days of freedom before the siege of Israel and Babylonian captivity. He was at work in Israel during the reign of King Uzziah (767-739 B.C.) through King Hezekiah (715-686 B.C.). The name Hosea...