Category Archives: Excerpt

Cross Purposes

[The following is a complete excerpt of Day 18 from Feet to Follow, Eyes to See. It is also the basis of my family’s 2011 Christmas letter.] Ever seen a Christmas card depiction of Bethlehem? It is usually portrayed as a … Continue reading

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Offer Less, Not More

[The following is a complete excerpt of Day 6 from Feet to Follow, Eyes to See] When the terrible chariot force of Sisera was destroyed, it left a power vacuum in the Jezreel valley the Israelites simply were not equipped to … Continue reading

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Have You Committed the Sin of Jeroboam?

[The following is a complete excerpt of Day 12 from Feet to Follow, Eyes to See] Solomon’s many building projects required a large labor force, so Solomon conscripted laborers from the foreign populations still living in Israel (1 Kings 9:20–22). Forced … Continue reading

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The Battle Belongs to the LORD

[The following is a complete excerpt of Day 7 from Feet to Follow, Eyes to See] The area of Israel known as the Shephelah is a line of foothills between the coastal plain and the Judean highlands. A series of narrow … Continue reading

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Glory Days

[The following is a complete excerpt of Day 3 from Feet to Follow, Eyes to See] Two verses. Just two verses. That’s all the Bible devotes to the conquest of the northern Canaanite city of Hazor: At that time Joshua turned … Continue reading

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Come and You Will See

[The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to Feet to Follow, Eyes to See] Andrew and John, two fishermen from Galilee, were fascinated by John the Baptist and his message that Messiah would be coming soon. When the baptizer … Continue reading

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