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Traveling in Israel: Gibeon and More!

Today was a delightful day in Israel. We were able to see biblical sites from Jerusalem westward all the way to the coastal Philistine city of Gath. 117 more words

Bible History And Geography

"They did not inquire of the Lord"

Have you ever been fooled by appearances? The Israelites were certainly fooled by the Gibeonites. God had asked Israel not to spare any nation that was within Canaan, nor make peace treaties. 234 more words


The Great Pool

Ishmael made captives of all the rest of the people who were in Mizpah—the king’s daughters along with all the others who were left there, over whom Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam. 657 more words

Daily Devotional

The Gibeonite Deception

On the heels of Israel’s renewed commitment to the Lord on Mount Ebal comes an odd but enlightening story. The peoples of some nearby towns, known as Gibeonites, see that the Israelites are coming and devise a clever plan. 453 more words

Bible Knowledge

Walking and Listening

Tonight I was back walking again. I have been lax during the last week and a half and have not been getting my 10,000 steps a day. 509 more words


Victory, defeat, and deception

When Joshua led the Israelites into the promised land they began their conquest with a victory over the city of Jericho.  If you aren’t familiar with the story you can read it… 1,145 more words

Bible Study

Yehoshua Ten: Battles and Battles

The reputation of Joshua and the Israelites is spreading, and the natives are freaking out (to say the least). Adonizedek, the king of Jerusalem, has heard about the destruction of Ai, and Jericho, and the pact that Joshua made with the Gibeonites. 465 more words