It’s All Joshua’s Fault

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I’ve been plotting out a possible book, looking at characters and times and events, and trying to make everything fit together. A couple things weren’t quite working, and I realized, it’s all because of Joshua. The scriptures never really say how old Joshua is when he goes into the Promised Land as a spy. Caleb is 40, so most people …

Ancient Hebron, home of Abraham

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Hebron: one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the world, and the oldest Jewish community. Over 3,000 feet above sea level, this city lies on the Way of the Patriarchs, the main highway connecting Jerusalem and parts farther north with Egypt. Genesis 23 tells us that Abraham purchased a plot of ground in Hebron for a burial cave for …