Daily Archives: July 24, 2011

Building on the Rock

At church this morning, the sermon was on Matthew 7:24-29, in which Jesus contrasts those who hear his words and do them, with those who do not.  The former are like those who build their house on a rock, with … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church, Religion

Benjaminite Joshua Stories, Cherem Loopholes, Sun and Moon Standing Still

I’m continuing my way through Richard Nelson’s commentary on the Book of Joshua. I have three items for today. 1.  On the story of Achan in the Book of Joshua (Joshua 7), Nelson states: “Because wicked Achan is so clearly … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Joshua, Religion