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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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    Israelites Religion

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    God is teaching the Israelites a lesson through allowing them to go against his wishes and having a king of his choice. This lesson can be seen through the two kings in the books, Saul and David. These kings are very different and their lives teach a lesson about Israel’s relation with God. God knows his people are rejecting him as their ruler, therefore he decides to teach them a lesson through allowing them to have a secular king. He tells Samuel to forewarn the people about having a king…

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    Israelites And Divorce

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    Introduction The Israelites which are God’s chosen people were in bondage for more than 400 hundred years by means of slavery and because of their severe harsh treatment they cried out to the Lord for deliverance, God raised up a deliverer by the name of Moses. They were given a new way of life after their liberation from bondage and in this new way of life, they were given instructions concerning worship, and since God was the one responsible for their deliverance, they were to serve and…

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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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    Israelites Vs Exodus

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    Yet, it is not enough to convince the Israelites to continue to do the right thing and God sometimes have to do seemingly violent things in order to relate to the Israelites. In Exodus Chapter 32, the Israelites break God’s commandments by worshiping the golden calf. Though God delivered the Israelites from slavery in Egypt through several trials and tribulations, this was still not enough for them to follow his commandments. As a result, God condones Moses’ decision to let the Levites kill…

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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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