An Honest Campaign

As we fast approach Election Day it is almost certain that you can expect a last push for your vote. Even before now the advertising has overwhelmed the public with campaign signs on every corner and commercials on the radio and television. And as we draw nearer to the final day in which the last person standing will be the one with the most votes, desperation and mud-slinging has kicked into high-gear as candidates use toxic arsenal to boost their appeal.

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1 & 2 Kings

The 2nd of 3 pairs of History covering Israel's Age of Kings. Begins with the death of King David and the entrance of Solomon and ends with the temple destroyed and the glory departing. These two books emphasize King Solomon's wisdom and the glory of the temple while highlighting the ministries of Elijah (national struggles … Continue reading 1 & 2 Kings

1 & 2 Samuel

This is the 1st of 3 pairs of  Historical books covering Israel's Age of Kings. Main characters: Samuel, Saul, and David / covering the shift from theocracy to monarchy Two of the bloodiest books in the entire Bible (the death in these books MUST be connected to the sins of the kings/people - see James 1:12; 1 … Continue reading 1 & 2 Samuel

Exodus

The book of deliverance [Exodus means: to exit, depart, leave] Main character: Moses (humble intercessor) his name has double-meaning... 1-Egyptian: one who is drawn out (passive) - the delivered 2-Hebrew: one who draws out (active) - the deliverer Brief Outline: 1-Bondage of 400 yrs (ch 1-2) 2-Deliverance (3-12) 3-Law & Order (13-40) Themes: Holiness of … Continue reading Exodus

Getting Ready for Deliverance

The theme of Exodus is the Deliverance of God's people.  Chapter 1 gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the events leading up to their redemption. 1. The Need for Deliverance (1-6) When Jacob and his family came to Egypt to escape famine, there were only seventy.  Now, there were thousands (possibly hundreds of thousands).  They … Continue reading Getting Ready for Deliverance