Author: Jim Murray

A War Averted, Part 2

Then the people of Israel sent to the people of Reuben and the people of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh, in the land of Gilead, Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, and with him ten chiefs  (Joshua 22:13-14a). Thus says the whole congregation of the Lord, What is this breach of faith that […]

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A War Averted, Part 1

And when they came to the region of the Jordan that is in the land of Canaan, the people of Reuben and the people of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh built there an altar by the Jordan, an altar of imposing size.  (Joshua 22:10) And when the people of Israel heard of it, the […]

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