Thief and Liar

Zechariah 5:3-4 threatens a curse to those who steal and those who swear falsely. It’s a somewhat unusual combination. Perhaps the implied scenario is this: A thief steals, he is questioned . . . . Continue Reading »


Cyril of Jerusalem gets the typology of Joshua just right: “Jesus, the son of Nave, in many ways offers us a figure of Christ. It was from the time of the crossing of the Jordan that he began . . . . Continue Reading »

God’s Spies

The spies at Jericho are released through Rahab’s window. Then David escapes through a window from his wife’s rooms.  Saul is the King of Jericho; David will return later to take the . . . . Continue Reading »