Introduction: - The 'art of the deal' isn’t helpful when you’re dealing with God. - Salvation is not a ‘negotiated settlement’. 1) Jephthah, The Rejected Son (v1-3). 2) The Search…
Introduction: 1) After Joshua: The Journey So Far (1:1a). 2) The Painful Truth: a. Israel’s Initial Success … (1:1b-18) b. … and Subsequent Failure (1:19-36) c. God’s Judgement Falls: Tears…
Introduction: - “Who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?” 1) Esther’s Courage (Chapter 4). 2) Esther’s Request (Chapter 5:1-8). 3) Haman’s…
Introduction: Has God’s promise to Abraham failed? How will God resolve this existential crisis for the Jewish people – who at the time were weak and powerless, and living in…