Grace Debrief 2/23/20

“The thrill of victory; the agony of defeat.” The Wide World of Sports isn’t the only proof of that dichotomous maxim. Read Joshua 6 – 8, and you’ll get a roller-coaster ride on the victory/defeat track. There’s a lot to learn here. To boil it down in an understandable way, you’re going to have to...

February 24, 2020July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 2/16/20

Jericho’s wall is a big hurdle. But it’s not the biggest for us these days. We spent a good bit of time on Sunday exploring the problem of Israel being commanded by God to destroy every living thing inside Jericho except for Rahab the Prostitute. One hundred – even fifty – years ago, this would...

February 20, 2020July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 2/9/20

Joshua 5. You just have to read it. There’s a lot going on. Read it and try to join the Israelites. Put yourself there. You’ll rejoice in the victory of crossing into the Promised Land. You’ll feel the pain of a mass circumcision (well, not really!). You’ll experience the first Passover in the new land....

February 10, 2020July 9, 2020by

Grace Debrief 2/2/20

After forty years of wilderness wandering, Israel gets to move into the place God had promised for them. But there’s something that stands dramatically in the way. A big, swollen river. Isn’t that just like the way things go? It seems like when we need to get from A to B, and especially when we...

February 4, 2020July 9, 2020by