Joshua 9 - The Scam

Joshua 9

The Gibeonite Deception Joshua 9:1-21 ESV 1 As soon as all the kings who were beyond the Jordan in the hill country and in the lowland all along the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, heard of this, 2 they gathered…

Paul Before Festus

Acts 24:24-25:12

What would you do? Acts 24:24-25:12 ESV After some days Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and he sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. 25 And as he reasoned about righteousness and self- control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, “Go away for…

Leviticus 26

Luke 4:16-22

The Blessings of Obedience Luke 4:16-22 ESV And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read. 17 And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found…

Studies in Hebrews

Hebrews 12:12-25

Adult Class Heb 12:12-25 ESV Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. 14 Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the…

Studies in Hebrews

Hebrews 12:4-8

Adult Class Heb 12:4-8 ESV In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 5 And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. 6 For the Lord…

Paul Before Festus

Acts 24:1-23

Brought before Felix Acts 24:1-23 ESV And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul. 2 And when he had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying: “Since through you we enjoy much peace, and since by…

Studies in Hebrews

Hebrews 12:1-3

Adult Class Heb 12:1-3 ESV 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who…

Paul's nephew

Acts 23:12-35

Delivered by a Young Boy Acts 23:12-25 ESV 12 When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. 13 There were more than forty who made this conspiracy. 14 They went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We…