James Parkinson

Joshua vs. Jericho

Jericho, Babylon, and Armageddon “By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days” (Hebrews 11:30 RV) by James Parkinson Listen to audio  Joshua had been Moses’ attendant and then his appointed successor. Joshua was to lead God’s people into the Promised Land. The fortified city of Jericho was on the route, but Jericho shut its gates against Israel — a hostile act, being unwilling even to sell them food. Jehovah God disclosed the battle plan to []

Bread and Cup

Symbols of Jesus Life Listen to the audio:  “And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine” (Genesis 14:18). (All quotes from ASV, except as otherwise specified). by James Parkinson There are hints of the Memorial of our Lord’s sacrificial death early in the Old Testament. About four thousand years ago “Melchizedek [Meleki-tzedeq, King of Righteousness], king of [Jeru]Salem, brought forth bread and wine; and he was a priest of God Most High” (Genesis 14:18). Again, the Memorial emblems are foreshadowed. And []

The Exodus Plagues

Contemporary Judgments “Our fathers … were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea. … Now, these things happened unto them by way of example [type]; and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come” (1 Corinthians 10:1-2, 11 ASV). by James Parkinson Listen to audio  Moses came to Egypt and Pharaoh with a message: “Let my people go!” (Exodus 7:16). It took ten plagues on Egypt to let Jehovah’s people go. []