Through the Bible, September 6

Reading: Acts 11-12 Summary: Peter’s visit to the house of a Gentile to preach would not go unchallenged.  Jewish attitudes and biases were too deeply ingrained.  Though some of his brethren were willing to accept the Gentiles right to receive the gospel, many Jews never did and so one of …

Through the Bible, June 1

Reading: Daniel 1-2 Summary: Following the death of good king Josiah, the fall of Judah was rapid. Pharaoh Neco killed Josiah in route to join Assyria in battle against Babylon. This battle at Carchemish essentially ends Assyrian dominance and begins Babylon’s.  Judah places Josiah’s son Jehoahaz on the throne, but …