After completing our 3 1/2-year cycle of readings in the Torah, we’ve decided to continue with the historical books that follow, beginning with Joshua. We’ll read first about the conquest of the Canaanite tribes, then examine the disappointing time of the Judges – punctuated by the exploits of Gideon and Samson – and the turmoil that led up to the anointing of Saul as King.
At Samson’s wedding to Philistine woman he proposes a wager if the guests can find the solution to his riddle. The events end in a massacre.
Notes on Judges 14:1-20
We celebrated the life and ministry of Ole Anthony at his memorial service on Saturday, May 1. Thanks to all who showed up, shared memories and reconnected with old friends!
“In every generation, one should see himself as if he personally went forth from Egypt…” – from the Passover Haggadah.
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Jesus was executed and buried in a rock quarry, as the “stone that the builders rejected.” Golgotha – the “place of the skull” – holds many mysteries.
Notes on Passover and Golgotha
Notes on the Search for Leaven and the Afikomen
Ole Anthony, 82, president of Dallas-based Trinity Foundation Inc. and a thorn in the side of “prosperity gospel” televangelists, died Friday, April 16, 2021. Continue reading