Kings & Prophets – Part 5: None the Wiser

They say “you can’t take it with you when you’re gone.” King Solomon left quite a lot behind. His father, King David, also left a formidable legacy, which included imploring Solomon to remember God… but to no avail.

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Kings & Prophets – Part 4: Spit on Absalom’s Monument

David, without regard for his throne, chose to flee Jerusalem rather than defend himself against his unfaithful, duplicitous son. His loyal followers included immigrant soldiers willing to trade their own highly sought-after security for David’s immediate defense.

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Kings & Prophets – Part 3: The City of David

In Philistine territory, Goliath and other descendants of Rapha proved no match for David and his men. But David still had a giant problem at home, where his polygamy and adultery caused scandal amongst his progeny.

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Kings & Prophets – Part 1: All About the Benjamins

Jacob said of his youngest son: “Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning he devours the prey, in the evening he divides the plunder.” Come see the scandalous transition from judges to kings in Benjamite-led Ancient Israel.

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Book of Job: The Trouble I’ve Seen

Job lived to be an old man - prosperous, patient, and at peace. But first, he suffered the loss of ten children and all his wealth. Restoration is nowhere more dramatically portrayed than in Job's life.

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Judges & Ruth: And Chaos Ensued

Othniel the first, Ehud the lefty, Gideon the fleece-watcher, Jephthah the impetuous, and Samson the fatally-flawed Nazirite: all leaders of the Hebrews before their first king. Meanwhile, Ruth and Boaz fell in love in Bethlehem.

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Book of Joshua: Jericho’s Just the Beginning

Gaza, the Golan Heights, Hebron (now “H1” & “H2” split between Israeli and Palestinian control), and the West Bank: these areas ripped from today’s headlines all figured prominently in the book of Joshua.

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Deuteronomy & Proverbs 1-15: The Path to Peace

The Bible says its proverbs are for gaining wisdom – for understanding parables, the scripts and riddles of the wise. If the Law is a guardrail around common pitfalls, proverbs are paths leading toward clarity, security, and prosperity.

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