Category Archives: Bible Narrative Project

Notes: Joshua 14

Joshua 14 Bible Narrative Project Caleb asks for Hebron. It makes me chuckle, the bit about “for you heard on that day that Anakim were there”…as if to say, “Let me take this beautiful, fertile land so you don’t have … Continue reading

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Notes: Joshua 9-11

Joshua 9-11 Bible Narrative Project Chapter 9: The Gibeonites send a few who pretend to be from far away, to make a covenant which would allow them to live as servants, partially fulfilling Noah’s prophecy regarding Canaan in Genesis 8:25-26. … Continue reading

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Notes: Joshua 5-8

Joshua 5-8 Bible Narrative Project Chapter five: Since the land is shaking in their boots, Israel has some down time for circumcision. They eat some food from Canaan and the manna ceases. The captain of God’s army is not on … Continue reading

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Notes: Joshua 1-4

Joshua 1-4 Bible Narrative Project Readings to discuss: Conquest of Canaan Did God Command Genocide in the Old Testament? Chapter one. It’s go time. Be strong and courageous. The two and half tribes are reminded of their obligation to help … Continue reading

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Notes: Deuteronomy 32-34, Psalm 91

Deuteronomy 32-34, Psalm 91 Bible Narrative Project The song of Moses, God telling Moses how he would soon die, the blessing (final words) of Moses (compare with Jacob’s blessings on his sons in Gen 49), and the death of Moses. Like … Continue reading

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Notes: Deuteronomy 30-31

Deuteronomy 30-31 Bible Narrative Project The continued very long goodbye of a very great man. He prophecies restoration, he urges them to choose life, he gives further counsel, he prophecies that Israel will fall away, and writes a song about … Continue reading

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Notes: Deuteronomy 28-29

Deuteronomy 28-29 Bible Narrative Project Blessings opposite the cursings of the previous chapter, followed by still more warnings of (downright horrible) consequences if they go their own way. Also, the covenant in Moab.

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Notes: Deuteronomy 25:17-ch27

Deuteronomy 25:17-ch27 Bible Narrative Project Amalek is in for it, the offering of the first fruits is set up, and 12 curses are proclaimed from Mount Ebal. Next up…blessings opposite from the curses.

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Notes: Deuteronomy 11

Deuteronomy 11 Bible Narrative Project A preview of how awesome the land is that they will be entering, how awesome things will be for them if they stay under the Lord’s wing, and how not awesome they will be if … Continue reading

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Notes: Deuteronomy 8-10

Deuteronomy 8-10 Bible Narrative Project Moses reminds Israel how God helped them, how they provoked him but he loved them anyway and they are to do the same.

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