JOSHUA’S ENCOURAGEMENT: Joshua 1:6-9

Joshua 1:6-9 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 6 Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them. 7 Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go. 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. 9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid, and do not be dismayed, for Jehovah your God is with you wherever you go.”

What Is the Origin of the Races of Mankind?

Every living human goes back to or has descended from the first human couple, Adam and Eve. So, while we have many races and many nations, they are all descendants of Adam. After Noah and his wife, his sons, and the sons wifes survived a worldwide global flood where the ungodly and the Nephilim had been destroyed, the population of the earth, which includes all races, came from the lineage of Noah’s three sons and their wives.

SAUL: The First King of Israel

Early History The name Saul is usually regarded as simply the passive participle of the verb "to ask," and so meaning "asked" (compare 1Sa 8:4 ff), but the gentilic adjective sha'uli (Nu 26:13) would point to its having also an intensive connotation, "the one asked importunately," or perhaps, "the one asking insistently," "the beggar." Genealogy Saul was... Continue Reading →

HEROES OF FAITH: Abel

A Mixture of Historical Fiction with Historical Narrative Based on God's Word (Aʹbel) [possibly, Exhalation; Vanity]. The second son of Adam and his wife Eve, and the younger brother of their firstborn son, Cain. (Ge 4:2) The absence of the verb harah (Ge 4:2; compare verse Ge 1:1-31) has been taken to imply, perhaps truly, that Cain... Continue Reading →

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