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  • Summary Of The King Of Moab

    The second person was Naamah an Ammonite wife of Solomon who was the mother of Rehoboam the son of Solomon, who was an ancestor of Jesus Christ (1 kings 14:21, 31; 2 Chronicles 12:13; Matthews 1:1, 7). When the children of Israel sinned against God, it was Eglon the king of Moabite who allied with Ammonite, and the Amalekites, and went and smote Israel, and they possessed the city of Palm Tree (Jericho) from them and enslaved the children of Israel for eighteen years, and when the Lord delivered the children of Israel out from the hands of these people, the Israelites slew 10,000 Moabites, all strong, courageous men and not a man escaped (Judges 3:12-30; Deuteronomy 34:3; 2 Chronicles 28:15). The children Moab, Ammon, Ishmaelites, Amalek, Edom, the Philistines and the Assyria were all mixed multitude, intermingled and intermarried together with the Ethiopians throughout ancient world, and were also allies (Psalm 83:5-9; Jeremiah 25:20-25; Genesis 36:35; Habakkuk 3:7; 2 chronicles 21:16). The Moabites as I mentioned earlier were the descendants of Lot the nephew of…

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  • The Bible: The Book Of Obadiah

    So the people who received the prophecy were mostly the residents of Judah. It is also interesting to note that no author from the New Testament alludes to Obadiah and also there is a striking similarity in Obadiah and Jeremiah. Obadiah is an exposition of Genesis 12:1-3 with two themes that are intertwined- 1) the judgment of Edom because of her pride and also because she mocked Judah when Judah was being attacked 2) the restoration of Judah which included a territory from the Edomites. The…

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  • Obadiah Research Paper

    He depicts Edom (the descendants of Esau) as prideful and reprimands them for not opening their borders to the Israelites when Babylon came on the scene. “Because of the violence against your brother Jacob, you will be covered with shame; you will be destroyed forever.” (Obadiah 1:10) Obadiah works to unify Israel by identifying Edom as a common enemy. However, Babylon was really the one who inflicted violence. Edom did not open their borders as it would have turned Babylon against them, and…

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  • Obadiah Propaganda

    He is rallying the remnant that survived with a vision for unity against a shared enemy. With his gift of oratory, he can craft his words carefully to make his poetry sound like its God’s idea for war against Edom. Obadiah has ten distinct predictions in his narrative. Seventeen of the twenty-one verses (81%) of the contents are predictive. They fall into three categories. First, he made a pronouncement against Edom, secondly, there was a prediction regarding the Nations, and thirdly, there was…

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  • Isaiah: The Beauty And Character Of Jesus

    clearest Old Testament narrative of the revelation of the messianic redeemer as Bridegroom, King, and Judge is found in Isaiah 61-63. "For Jerusalem 's sake, I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness… You shall also be a Crown of glory...and a royal diadem in the hand of your God…you shall be called Hephzibah… for the Lord delights in you…as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you… The Lord has sworn by His right…"Surely I will no longer…

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  • Series: Is Our Worship Sincere?

    driver, and loss her right arm, she stated that God loves her so much that he gave her another year of birthday to spend with her mom and dad. This young girl was the God’s messenger. God always intervenes when you are not looking. Are we rejection God’s distinguishing love when it is looking us in the face? 2. “ Are we rejecting God ‘s distinguishing Love” ( Mal. 1 V 2-5) A. God show is love to Jacob’s descendants for his own reason, and it is not that he rejects Esau and his eternal…

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  • The Ras Shamra Tablets In Ancient Egypt

    Along with additional archaeological excavations during the early part of 1900AD, discovering religious artifacts proving the worship of the Canaanite Pantheon in areas such as Palestine, northeaster Egypt, western Arabia, Cyprus, Moab, Ammon, Edom, Phoenicia, Philistine, Sizu, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. These excavation sites identified many places of worship, temples, smaller shrines and open-air sanctuaries such as temples discovered in the ancient cities of Ugarit, Beth-shan, Ai, Lachish and…

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  • My Heart Is In The East Poem Analysis

    is physically not there. This line highlights the ties that Halevi had to his people’s homeland and the significance it provides. Today, this line is a metaphor for the collective heart of the entire Jewish people. The Land of Israel is too important to the global Jewish community to ignore because Jews experience historical, spiritual, cultural, and emotional ties to Israel intrinsically through practicing the religion. Although he probably did not know it at the time, Halevi expressed how…

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  • Social Injustice In The Old Testament

    and teach people as beings that are less than us. God was clear with the destruction of Sodom and in Amos 9: 8-15, Behold, the eyes of the Lord God are upon the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from the surface of the ground, except that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob,” declares the Lord. “For behold, I will command, and shake the house of Israel among all the nations as one shakes with a sieve, but no pebble shall fall to the earth. All the sinners of my people shall die by…

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  • Reb Saunders Character Analysis

    devout leader, and a loving father. Setting the foundation of his life, Reb Saunders Hasidic values form the core. His father a Hasidic rabbi, starting from birth, his life enveloped itself the Hasidic faith, born in southern Russia. Upon his father’s death, at the young age of twenty-one Isaac Saunders inherited the role of the rabbi of the small town. Quickly gaining an immense reputation as a Talmudist, Reb Saunders showed extreme passion for his faith. Ruthlessly testing his faith, during…

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