Judgment Against Israel’s Enemies, Ez 25

These prophecies in Ezekiel 25 are God’s judgment against Israel’s enemies. The Ammonites, Moabites, Edomites and Philistines are Israel’s enemies clockwise from the east of the Dead Sea around to the southwest along the Mediterranean coast.  The Ammonites and Moabites are descendants of Lot through incest with his daughters, Gen...

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No Restraint to the Lord, 1 Sam 14:6

1 Sam 14:6 No Restraint to the Lord CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jonathan encouraged his armor bearer to go with him to fight against a garrison of the Philistines by reminding him that there is no restraint to the Lord to save by many or by few.  So, the two of...

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Why Israel Lost, 1 Sam 4:1-11

1 Sam 4:1-11 Why Israel Lost CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO After all the victories Israel had in its history up to now, it might surprise you that they lost to the Philistines so convincingly and particularly since they had the ark with them when they lost.  But there are some...

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Out From Under God’s Protection, 1 Sam 27:29

1 Sam 27-29 Out From Under God’s Protection CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO David took matters into his own hands when he decided to go to Achish in Gath of the Philistines to get away from Saul.  He no longer trusted that the Lord could protect him from Saul.  In so doing...

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The Ark in Philistia 1 Sam. 5:6-6:21

1 Samuel 5:6 – 6:21 The Ark in Philistia CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson is more of a running commentary on the passage because it lends itself well to that type of teaching.  So, we’ll comment on the verses as we study through the passage. v.6 – the men of...

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