April 22 Judges 20-21

April 22 Judges 20-21 (ESV) Israel’s War with the Tribe of Benjamin 20:1 Then all the people of Israel came out, from Dan to Beersheba, including the land of Gilead, and the congregation assembled as one man to the Lord at Mizpah. 2 And the chiefs of all the people, of all the tribes of Israel, presented themselves in the … More April 22 Judges 20-21

Dark days in Israel

We have reached Judges 19, a terrifying and awful account of how bad things had gotten in Israel.  D.A.Carson, in “For the Love of God, Vol 1” says “the law of the jungle has triumphed in the fledgling nation of Israel.” Indeed, Judges 19: 1 says, “In those days, when there was no king in … More Dark days in Israel

April 21 Judges 19

April 21 Judges 19 (ESV) A Levite and His Concubine 19:1 In those days, when there was no king in Israel, a certain Levite was sojourning in the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, who took to himself a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah. 2 And his concubine was unfaithful to [1] him, and she went away from … More April 21 Judges 19

April 20 Psalm 89:19-52

April 20 Psalm 89:19-52 (ESV) 19 Of old you spoke in a vision to your godly one, [1] and said: “I have granted help to one who is mighty; I have exalted one chosen from the people. 20 I have found David, my servant; with my holy oil I have anointed him, 21 so that my hand shall be established … More April 20 Psalm 89:19-52

April 20 Judges 17-18

April 20 Judges 17-18 (ESV) Micah and the Levite 17:1 There was a man of the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Micah. 2 And he said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver that were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is … More April 20 Judges 17-18