Author: Ray Moore

JOSHUA - Possessing the Promise “Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate toward some goal they come to find desirable”   Ordway Tead OVERVIEW OF JOSHUA After the death of Moses, the Lord spoke to Joshua and commissioned him to take over the leadership of the...

The book of Joshua is a book of new beginnings for the people of Israel. After 40 years in the desert, Israel is ready to claim its inheritance. JOSHUA THE SLAVE God spent a long time preparing Joshua for his calling. He was born into slavery in...

chapter 16:22-31 of judges [biblegateway passage="Judges 16:22"] states “But the hair on his head began to grow back.” God had not abandoned Samson! [biblegateway passage="Judges 16"] tells the story of Samson and Delilah. In it, we read, “Samson fell in love with a woman”. This is his first recorded...

Chapter 16:1-20 of Judges As these chapters unfold, Samson had just ruled Israel as a judge for 20 years apparently without too much trouble. Now he strays away and ends up uttering a famous but sad statement, “I’ll go out as before and shake myself free.”...

Chapters 14 and 15 of judges [biblegateway passage="Judges 14" display="Chapter 14"] of Judges is an introduction to Samson’s appetites and exploits. It exposes Samson’s character of being spoiled and making of poor choices. God gave Samson amazing gifts he starts squandering them. Samson had great potential but we’ll...