The way to receive from the Lord is to open our minds, hearts, spirits, and hands and then put to use by faith what the Lord gives.
In order to understand what faith is, you and I have to actually use it. A person does not really have faith until that person lives it out, boots on the ground, real life, real dilemmas, real crises.
Lachish's history is long, beginning in the Neolithic age and continuing to become Judah's second most important city (the first being Jerusalem). Not much is left today but the lizards
How can we tell what is universally right and wrong? Is morality relative? Is it a matter of cultures? If so, then would the morality proscribed for a culture of thousands of years ago carry any relevance for us today?