Orwell Bible Church

Why Study End Times and Revelation?

This doctrine (“end times,” or eschatology) is often relegated to— “Non-essential,” dividing believers Last thing (irony!)—if ever—covered in doctrinal studies and Bible surveys Too difficult to understand, so why bother invest the time Over generalization—specifics and particulars are… Read More

Contrasting Worship on Mount Carmel

1 Kings 18 relates the “contest” between the hundreds of prophets of Baal and the established apostate religion of the idolatrous Northern Kingdom of Israel against one prophet of the true God, Elijah. There are a number of… Read More

Joshua 15-20

Read: Joshua 15:13-19; 18:1-10; 20 Joshua 15—The borders and cities of Judah. Joshua 16—The borders of Ephraim. Joshua 17—The borders of Manasseh; they are unwilling to drive out the Canaanites to have more territory. Joshua 18—Joshua commands the… Read More

Joshua 12

List of kings defeated by Israel (this list would encourage and remind Israel of what God did and is evidence of a faith-driven life). This account shows God fulfills His Word This account shows how fruitful the country… Read More

Joshua 10

Israel conquers numerous cities in Southern Palestine through the Lord’s help. Those whom God has marked for destruction cannot escape His judgment v.8 God promised victory and Joshua hastened to battle God’s promises do not encourage sloth but… Read More

Joshua 11

Israel conquers numerous cities in Northern Palestine through the Lord. Numbers never guarantee success, vv. 1–5 Disobedience nullifies God’s command, v. 15 Though Joshua was a great commander he was praised for his obedience to God, v. 15… Read More

Joshua 9

The Gibeonites trick Israel into thinking they are from far away and Israel makes a covenant with them. One will always be deceived if he never consults with God, v. 14 Failure to consult with God always brings… Read More

Joshua 8

Here Israel conquers Ai, builds an altar at Mount Ebal, and reads the blessings and the curses of the Mosaic Law. Problems and sin within the church, family, or soul can cause greater problems than problems and sin… Read More