GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 3:12-13 12 Tax collectors also came to be baptized. “Teacher,” they asked, “what should we do?” 13 “Don’t collect any more than you are required to,” he told them. There was a firm structure for the tax collection system in Rome. Rome did not demand an unreasonable amount of money from its citizens; most of its income went to paying the salaries of public servants and soldiers, and for the making of roads. However, to carry out the process of collection, opportunities opened up for corruption. The......
GOD’S WORD FOR YOU JUDGES 11:23-28 23 “Now, after the LORD God of Israel has driven out the Amorites before his people Israel, will you try to take possession? 24 Why not take whatever your god Chemosh gives you? And we can have whatever the LORD our God give to us! After laying out the history of how Israel got to Gilead, Jephthah pointed out that besides two nations, there were two gods to think about. First of all, there was the God of Israel, whose name is the LORD. Second, there......