August 26, 2018

Reading Joshua 4: 1-7 (NRSV) Picture this: God cuts off the waters of the River Jordan. The priests stand there with the ark of God's covenant while the whole nation crosses over safely. Twelve tribal representatives select hefty stones from under the feet of the priests. They carry the stones on their shoulders to set … Continue reading August 26, 2018

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August 19, 2018

Reading Numbers 13:25-33, Joshua 2:1, Hebrews 12:1 (NRSV) Spies returned to Moses after scouting out the land. They reported that the land was desirable: it was flowing with milk and honey. But they were scared: "all the people that we saw in it are of great size....and to ourselves we seemed like grasshoppers." The Hebrews … Continue reading August 19, 2018