Jericho and Rahab

Week Twenty Two: Joshua 1–8; 23–24
Rahab, the harlot of Jericho, maybe a woman you might want to judge for her mistakes, as in the earlier story of Tamar, the daughter-in-law of Judah. Some scholars think she might have been an innkeeper; other scholars think she probably was a prostitute, which is why she could so easily hide two men in her apartment without any trouble. Read More

Lessons learned in the Wilderness

Week Twenty One: Deuteronomy 6–8; 15; 18; 29–30; 34
Malcolm Gladwell made the 10,000-hour rule a big hit with the simple concept that mastery of a skill comes after someone practices it for 10,000 hours. The children of Israel were under the tutelage of the Lord for 40 years. Calculating their learning time, keeping it to only 12 hours per day, the children of Israel experienced 175,200 hours of learning in the wilderness. Hopefully, the children of Israel obtained mastery in following the law and following the Lord. Read More