Canaanites Remaining in the Land…Will We?

“Manasseh did not drive out the House of Shean and its villages, or Taanak and its villages, or those who dwell in Dor and its villages or those who dwell in Ibleam and its villages, or the inhabitants of Megiddo and its villages, for the intention of the Canaanites was to dwell in that land.… Read More

Spiritual Leadership in the Home

“So he showed them the entrance to the city and they struck it with the edge of the sword. Yet the man and his extended family, they sent away.” (Judges 1:25) Having been given the covenantal promise of protection, the man revealed to the house of Joseph where the hidden entrance to the city was… Read More

Chariots of Iron

“And Judah overthrew Azzah with its territory and Ashqelon and its territory, even Eqron and its territory. And Yahweh was with Judah and he took possession of the mountainous region. He could not take possession of the dwellings of the plains for they had chariots of iron.” (Judges 1:18-19) The note about chariots of iron… Read More

Debir — the City of Books

“And they went from there against those who dwelt in Debiyr — the name of Debiyr was Qiryath-Sepher.” Names fascinate me. Qiryath-Sepher (or Kiriath-Sepher as many Bibles transliterate) literally means, “The City of the Book” or “The City of Writings.” The Greek translation of this city is Po/liß Gramma/ton (Polis Grammaton) — “The City of… Read More