Yahweh the Leveler, Yahweh the Warrior (Davis)

In 2 Samuel 5:17-25 and 1 Chronicles 14:8-17 Scripture gives us the story of David's back to back victories over the Philistines. After David was anointed as king over all of Israel and Judah, the Philistines attacked. Both times David prayed to God for guidance. Both times the Lord gave David a great victory. In… Continue reading Yahweh the Leveler, Yahweh the Warrior (Davis)

The Divine Warrior Motif (OT/NT)

If you're looking for a solid and relatively easy to read book that traces the Divine Warrior motif through the OT and NT, you'll want to get God is a Warrior by Tremper Longman and Daniel Reid (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995).  The layout is pretty straightforward.  The first part of the book is about God the Warrior… Continue reading The Divine Warrior Motif (OT/NT)