Category Archives: Readings

January 17, 2021 – Judges 3 – Othniel, Ehud and Shamgar

Israel’s cycle of sin, repentance and deliverance begins with the story first three judges. See notes on Judges 3:1-31

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January 10, 2021 – Judges 2 – The Angel of the Lord

The Angel of the Lord implores Israel to remain faithful, but a new generation does not heed the warning. Notes on Judges 2

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January 3, 2021 – Judges 1 – Failure to Possess the Land

After the death of Joshua, Israel fails to fulfill God’s command to take the Promised Land and dispossess the Canaanites. The Book of Judges documents Israel’s disintegrating faith and moral cohesion. Notes on Judges 1

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December 13, 2020 – Joshua 24:1-33 – ‘Choose you this day whom you will serve’

Joshua’s Final Address, Part 2: Just before his death, Joshua sketches a history of what God had done for Israel, then gives them a choice. Notes on Joshua 24:1-33

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December 6, 2020 – Joshua 23:1-16 – Joshua’s Final Address, Part 1

Joshua, nearing his death, gives Israel words of exhortation, warning and prophecy. Notes on Joshua 23:1-16

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