Ron Peri relates events in early Christianity as portrayed by Edward Gibbon in The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published in 1776, and other signal events in the year around our nation was founded.
It is God’s nature to destroy sin. Rahab, a prostitute and a sinner, believed that God was holy and just. She also believed that — as prophesied — God would destroy the heavily fortified city of Jericho. By faith she threw herself on God’s mercy,