Jesus is not like Joshua.
This week I have been teaching on the books of Joshua and Judges in my Old Testament Survey course. We talked through the painful issue of the slaughter of the Canaanites, under the leadership of Joshua. It’s a really challenging part of Scripture (as is so much of the Old Testament).
With that, here are some further reflections I wanted to offer on the topic.
Have you ever thought about how odd the four Gentile requirements are that we find laid out in Acts 15:20? Of all the things, these are what the apostles offer? 🤨
Today I came across this tweet from John Piper.
Worry seems so “un-Christian.” Does it not?
This candle restfully fulfills what it was made for.
Anxiety. We all experience it at varying times. How much more over the past 15-16 months?!
In this brief video below, I take a moment to talk through anxiety and a simple practice that can help us navigate it.