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    Response Paper 1: The Covenant The Israelites were a small society that was located at the border of Egypt. It was between the Mediterranean Sea to the west and the desert to the east. (Tignor 143) The Israelites culture is estimated to have emerged in the area of present-day Israel between 1200 and 1000 BCE. (Tignor, 144) Though it was a small society, the growth of the cities occurred due to religious reasons under the king 's rulerships, in Jerusalem. Under their leadership was a great God that they adhere to. The Israelites only had one temple in Jerusalem and within that temple, the people, only worship and focus on one God. Believing in one god was the longest reigning religion. Where the people believed in only him and no other gods.…

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    The Book of Joshua explains how the Israelites invaded and conquered all of the other existing nations and tribes living in Canaan in order to fullfill the promise, in Genesis 12:6-7, made by God to Abraham that the Israelites would inherit Canaan. At the time of the biblical Conquest of Canaan it included what today is Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, a northwestern part of Jordan and a southwestern portion of Syria. As described in the Old Testament, the Conquest of Canaan by Moses and the…

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    the Israelites had struggled with other tribes by moving about throughout the region. With this move about the Israelites, became accustomed to others, similar pattern of life, they learned to be independent and to feel free to come and go through nations to nations, and feeling strong without obeying laws. The attraction were that these tribes were urban with many agricultural goods (White, 1993). The other tribes that the Israelites took liken to was Canaanites they possessed the Promised…

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    Introduction According to the lives of the Israelites in the book of Exodus, three main events occurred. It began in Egypt ending in the wilderness. These occasions incorporates with the conception of Moses and Exodus; new identity in God and creating a Holy Nation; and additionally worshiping of One God.” The differences between the historical context of the Israelites and the contemporary situation will be distinguished concluding with God calling Moses to go and deliver his people from…

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    Reading Ehud became an example of the Israelites’ lead to exile. With the process of disobedience, the story is not surprising as I predicted that the Israelites would expose themselves to wrong influences, leading themselves to disregard God’s commandments and to live how they want to live. While it is true that humans have fallen short of sin, it never gives them or us the excuse to commit sins. Despite what God says to them, the Israelites have become an example of the disobedience of God’s…

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    Introduction How many times have we all heard the saying, “it’s a woman’s’ prerogative to change her mind”? In looking at the Ancient Israelites and the journey they took through the Old Testament I see a lot of swaying back and forth in being close to God and then far away from God. So if there’s anyone else that can be likened to this indecisiveness of changing ones mind, it is the Ancient Israelites. Body The Old Testament is full of people’s relationship with God . Genesis is the…

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    The piece of art I chose to study was the story of how Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. This story can be found in the second book of the Bible, Exodus. The story begins with Moses being found by the Pharaoh’s daughter after being given up by his mother. The Pharaoh’s daughter took Hebrew Moses as her own and raised him. One day Moses saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, Moses intervened and actually killed the Egyptian. Moses became frightened and fled. Years later God appeared to Moses…

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    Israelites And Religion

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    Israelites maintain a conservative and traditional way of living. There aren’t many social classes, because the country shares a similar basic standard of living. The clothing among men and women say a lot about who an individual's religion and political beliefs. A devoted religious man would wear his yarmulke; skull cap, all the time versus a liberal Jew that would wear a white crocheted cap(Stanford). Moreover, Jewish women are expected to cover their heads and traditionally after marriage…

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    Heroes derive from the belief of being better than the average human by taking on super human qualities. They are meant to give hope, courage, protection, and excitement. Each hero is a depiction of their societal beliefs and the internal conflicts of their authors. Two of heroes in particular are Sampson of the Israelites and Beowulf of the Anglo-Saxons. Both coming from cultures that had been suffering from the oppression and the troubles of terrorizing and brooding outsiders; these men were…

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    Moses In Exodus

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    God uses certain people to impact many others. After reading the first twenty chapters of Exodus, it is clear that God was still living out his promise to Abraham through Moses. Moses’ lineage traces back to Jacob, Isaac, and Abraham. God placed the infant Israelite, Moses, in Pharaoh’s household, speaks to Moses, uses Moses to free the Israelites and finally taught the Israelites of God’s laws in these chapters. God’s covenant to Abraham included all of Abraham’s decedents taking over the…

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