Rahab hides Israelite spies sent to Jericho (Joshua 2:1‐24)

Just before the Israelites crossed the Jordan, Joshua sent 2 spies to Jericho. They are concealed by a woman named Rahab and they agree to spare her family and her when Israel attacked Jericho. Rahab receives and conceals the spies When two men were sent by Joshua to Jerico to spy on it, they stayed… Continue reading Rahab hides Israelite spies sent to Jericho (Joshua 2:1‐24)

The creation of man and woman and the institution of marriage (Genesis 2:4‐25)

Chapter 2 of Genesis, starting from verse 4 onwards, gives us a more detailed account of the creation of man and woman. Man is created from the dust plants the garden of Eden This passage starts off with a description of the world at the time that man was created. The plants had just been created… Continue reading The creation of man and woman and the institution of marriage (Genesis 2:4‐25)

The virgin birth of Jesus Christ (Matthew 1:18‐25)

This passage deals with how Jesus Christ was born and God’s intervention, through, an angel to keep Joseph from divorcing Mary. Mary, a virgin, is found to be pregnant Mary, soon to be the mother of Jesus Christ, was promised to Joseph as a wife but before they had consummated their marriage, she found out that… Continue reading The virgin birth of Jesus Christ (Matthew 1:18‐25)

I am not ashamed of the simplicity of the Gospel (Romans 1:1‐17)

In the first fifteen verses of this chapter, Paul introduces himself, greets the Christians based in Rome and expresses his desire to visit Rome. He then goes on to state that he is not ashamed of the Gospel. Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ Paul identifies himself as a servant of Christ in the specific… Continue reading I am not ashamed of the simplicity of the Gospel (Romans 1:1‐17)

Participating in religious rituals is not righteousness (Isaiah 1:1‐20)

The book of Isaiah starts by introducing us to the prophet and indicating the period of his ministry. This first passage covers God’s words regarding Israel’s rebellion against Him, His judgement for their rebellion, the uselessness of their worship and a call for them to repent. God calls Israel’s attention to their rebellious attitude. Israel… Continue reading Participating in religious rituals is not righteousness (Isaiah 1:1‐20)

The way of righteousness and the lordship of Christ (Psalm 1:1‐2:12)

The first chapter of Psalms teaches us about the way of righteousness and the second chapter,  affirms Jesus’s Christ’s lordship. Righteousness is studying God’s word and avoiding evil and it is rewarding. Wickedness will lead to condemnation. If you would like to be righteous, do the following: Study God’s words by reading it and thinking deeply… Continue reading The way of righteousness and the lordship of Christ (Psalm 1:1‐2:12)

Joshua is commissioned by God and takes command of Israel (Joshua 1)

The book of Joshua starts with God appointing Joshua as leader over the Israelites. Joshua then gives his first command and reminds the two and a half tribes of their promise to Moses. God appoints Joshua to succeed Moses and blesses him In Deuteronomy 31:7-8, Moses, in front of all of Israel, had appointed Joshua as… Continue reading Joshua is commissioned by God and takes command of Israel (Joshua 1)