Check out the So We Speak podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. This is a re-publication of a podcast from around two years ago that cycled out of Spotify. For a complete list of all the podcasts, visit the Podbean website. Some History The Babylonians came in and deported the Jews in Babylon (modern-day Iraq). In 539 BC, the Persians conquered the Babylonians. Daniel is in Babylon throughout this time. The Babylonians allow many Jews to return to Jerusalem, which is where the books of Nehemi...
The book of Joshua is interesting because of its presentation of opposing themes. On the one hand, the story demonstrates God’s faithfulness to His people. He had promised them their own land, and in the book of Joshua, He gives it to them. On the other hand, the book full of instances where the people ignored God’s directions, acted with greed, and relied on themselves rather than God.
A true pilgrimage is driven by a calling higher than just taking a stroll alongside a mountain creek. For pilgrims, there’s an eager anticipation of finding a treasure, being healed, or fulfilling a dream—the destination inspires perseverance when the way gets tough.
Join Dr. Markus McDowell for this summary of all of the prayers in Deuteronomy. They encompass a variety of blessings, praises, intercessions, and thanksgiving. How can we learn to use these prayers in our own practice?