big sister – Elisheva – who read books. big sister – Miriam – who baby sat age 7 nights 2 kids, ages 2 & 3 fed, bathed, put to bed, made sure they stayed in bed cleaned the house and did the dishes Lived in Drayton Plains. Couple came and picked her up, took her to […]
1 Kg 15:33 1 Kg 16:8, 15, 23 “Tirzah. Back there at Adam was the turn-off up to Tirzah in the hills. Did you know Tirzah was our capital until about six or seven years ago?” “My mom told me about Zimri burning down the palace citadel over his own head there,” replied Ira. Beauty […]
1 Kg 17:34 Jericho gates set up, sacrifice of eldest and youngest sons.
“What about this thing the theologians say — that Elijah must come before the Messiah?”  Scribes – record keepers and then theologians
Ira grew from a suggestion by a forgotten writer of long ago, maybe Eastern Orthodox, that the widow’s son in Zarephath was Elijah’s servant. As Elijah and Ira were hiding in Rehov, the little guy started developing personality and attitude. Then he just kept on growing. He became such a person in his own right […]
“But where will you boys go? You can’t stay here so close to Jezreel! And the queen will have her men watching the passes up to Sidon. You need to go south. And you need to start before her scouts get down into the Jordan Valley.” So did these boys start off that very night […]