The Death of the King of Ai

Joshua 8 brings us the story of the destruction of Ai and the execution of its King. After the earlier failed attempt, this time the people of Israel under Joshua are successful. The sin of Achan has been dealt with and God is once more acting for His people. The victory comes about in fairly simple […]

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Achan. Trouble for the Nation?

In my regular Bible reading with the Ouldlets we have reached Joshua. It’s a cracker of a book, beginning with the approach to Jericho, its defeat, and the subsequent conquest of the Land. At the start of chapter 7 we came across Achan… Josh. 7:1   But the Israelites disobeyed the command about the city’s riches. Achan […]

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