And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, come down against the Midianites, and take before them ‘the waters unto Beth-barah’ and Jordan.
I started digging down and found it meant the shallow waters and the only fording place of the entire Jordan River. It was in effect a military dispatch directing the army of Ephraim to cut off the desperate flight of the remaining Midian cavalry.Joseph made his debut in Brooklyn. He is a firstborn and so, is dedicated to God by the laws of Israel. He is a Levite and a high priest but remains a passionate Italian. He is a Vietnam combat veteran and an Honor Society member. Joseph currently resides in Space City. He fathered five daughters, three of whom are still alive. The grist from this novel finds common ground through his endless rounds of scripture study and from the graciousness of an all loving God. Lest we forget, a thousand years hence - the anthropologists will conclude that our society communed with an all-knowing oracle named Google.