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Deborah and Jael Prevail Over Three Canaanite Goddesses

Goddesses No Match for Women of God “But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation”(Jeremiah 10:10). by Rick Evans The LORD is the only true, living God. No matter which gods are worshiped by mankind, none will ever defeat Jehovah. He will pass judgment on these gods. Understanding this explains what happened with Deborah, Barak, and []

Gideon’s Victory

When Fewer is More “Whosoever is fearful and trembling, let him return and depart early from Mount Gilead”(Judges 7:3 ASV). by Ken Allison During the time of the Judges, the people of Israel would, at various times, forget their covenant relationship with Jehovah God, instead of seeking after strange gods. He would then turn them over to the hands of their enemies until they would cry out to Him because of their oppression. Jehovah would then raise up a deliverer to deliver []

A Brief Overview of Israel’s Battles with the Philistines

One with God is a Majority “Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand”(Leviticus 26:8) by Brent Hislop One of the greatest foes of ancient Israel was the Philistines, a warlike, idolatrous people who resided in the western coastal region of Israel. The name Philistine means immigrants, perhaps alluding to their likely being from Crete (Caphtor), Amos 9:7. Scripture records eight battles between the Philistines and Israel. Consider two of the more remarkable conflicts. []

The “I Am” of Exodus 3:13-15

The Divine Name “God said to Moses, ‘Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh, I-Will-Be-Who-I-Will-Be … Thus shall yousay to the Israelites, Ehyeh has sent me to you’” (Exodus 3:14, Alter Translation). by Richard Tazzyman (all capitalization added by the author for emphasis) In Exodus 3, Jehovah appeared to Moses in a burning bush near Horeb, commissioning Moses to lead Israel from Egypt to the Promised Land. There Jehovah revealed Himself in the phrase, “I AM THAT I AM.” This name, as it appears in Hebrew, reveals the []

For God So Loved the World

For Unto Us a Child is Born “The Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14 NASB). by Ray Charlton The passage of Isaiah 9:6,7 is often included in Christmas greetings. Howmany people stop and think of the significance of the first part of this prophecy, “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us” (NASB)? Creating []